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Science & Wine Club


Explore, learn, taste. Be part of the club.


What is PNRI’s Science & Wine Club?

A perfectly paired conversation series.

PNRI scientist + Washington winemaker + wine

And you are in the best seat to hear, to savor, and to ask questions.


Next Club Meeting: 

(Wednesday, April 21, 2021 @ 5-6pm PST)

PNRI Scientist Lisa Stubbs, PhD  will talk about the role genes play in fight, flight, or freeze responses to stress – a fascinating topic in these exceptionally difficult times.

Chuck Reininger, winemaker at Reininger Winery, will talk about how plant stress affects the vines, the grapes and, ultimately, the wine. He will also take us through tastings of two Reininger wines. (Order the wines at a discount below.)

To receive a Zoom link and calendar invitation for April 21st Science & Wine Club (free) and to be notified about future Science & Wine Clubs, fill out the form below (trouble with the link? email bbruhn@pnri.org):

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We will be tasting two Reininger Winery wines that are available to order through their web site: 2018 Reininger Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley and 2017 Helix Merlot, Columbia Valley.

Here are direct links to purchase the wine

Or, if you’d rather view the entire Reininger wine store: https://reiningerwinery.orderport.net/wines/REININGER

Please use the promo code PNRI to receive 15% off the order.

Reininger offers a shipping special for free UPS Ground shipping on orders of 6 or more bottles.

Deadline to order wine is Friday, April 16, 2021. Wine purchase is optional and not required to attend.


This quarter’s Club is sponsored by:


At PNRI, we put our researchers at the center of everything we do, including our exploration of Washington wines. 

Explore, learn, taste. Be part of the club.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 5-6pm
Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 5-6pm

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