- 1. To provide technical services and consultation for solving commercial winemaking problems. 2. To develop applied workshops and technical seminars for the continuing education and professional development of Oregon wine industry personnel. 3. To apply research results to commercial wine production to improve wine stability and quality. The Oregon wine industry has grown rapidly in recent years to over eighty wineries. There is a strong and increasing need for enology Extension, technical assistance, and enology research relevent to specific problems in our growing industry. Enology Extension at OSU provides technical assistance to wineries with an emphasis on troubleshooting production problems and training of industry personnel. Areas of ongoing support include: chemical and physical stabilization of wine, microbial stabilization of wine, analysis of musts and wines, filtration and sterile bottling, sensory evaluation for commercial wine defects and their correction, and general quality control management of wines.