Wine, Beer, Cider, and Spirits

Lynn Ketchum

Latest Resources

How to Deal with a Vineyard Powdery Mildew Outbreak

This article provides a management plan for powdery mildew outbreaks in commercial vineyards.

By Jay Pscheidt, | Article

Given more information about how wine is made, consumers less likely to pay for organic

Jun 25, 2019
Consumers are more willing to pay for wine that comes with an organic or organic grape label but providing information about certification standards and organic production practices reduces consumer willingness to pay for all wines, , according to an Oregon State University-led study.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Latest News

Given more information about how wine is made, consumers less likely to pay for organic

Jun 25, 2019
Consumers are more willing to pay for wine that comes with an organic or organic grape label but providing information about certification standards and organic production practices reduces consumer willingness to pay for all wines, , according to an Oregon State University-led study.

By Chris Branam | News Story

This “whey” to make vodka could add value to creameries, lessen environmental impact

Jun 11, 2018
Researchers say artisan creameries can add value and lessen harmful environmental impacts by converting whey into vodka.

News Story

Brewing beer? Go a step further and grow your own hops

Jan 5, 2018
Don't forget the trellis when you plant beer's necessary ingredient

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Featured Resources

Meet Our Experts

Thumbnail
Enologist
Thumbnail
Viticulture Extension Specialist
Ask an Expert

Have a Question? Ask an Expert!

Ask an Expert is a way for you to get answers from the Oregon State University Extension Service. We have experts in family and health, community development, food and agriculture, coastal issues, forestry, programs for young people, and gardening.

Ask Us a Question

I made my cider in an aluminum pot, is it safe?

Hi, I am processing a bunch of apple cider into quarts and 1/2 gallons. I brought all of the apple cider to a boil to pasteurize it, before processing it in a water bath. Now (unfortunately after the fact) I have realized that I boiled the apple cider in an aluminum pressure cooker. I have heard...

By Nellie Oehler | Featured Question