Promoting innovation through experimentation in the wine industry

The Winemakers Research Exchange is a non-profit organization of Virginia winemakers pursuing quality improvement through practical experimentation in vineyards and wineries.

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Evaluating experiments though chemical and sensory analysis

Experimental results are evaluated using appropriate chemical measures. Sensory sessions allow for blind tasting and group discussion of each project.

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Sharing results broadly

Results from past experiments are shared during sensory sessions, on the website, through newsletters, and at regional and national meetings.

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WRE Update to the Virginia Vineyards Association, May 13

The Virginia Vineyards Association 2022 Technical Meeting & Trade Show was held May 12 and 13 in Charlottesville. Programming included updates from Virginai Tech, the Grape Breeding Program (ViRV) and panel tastings of Albariño and Tannat as well as a hands-on show and tell of new equipment. The WRE also presented an update on several projects from the past year. Slides for the WRE presentation are available below.

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