Tim Matz, a longstanding senior executive in the global wine industry, has been named Domaine Serene Chair in Wine Business and Director of the Evenstad Center for Wine Education at Linfield University. His first day will be Sept. 1.
Science education facilities are transforming and expanding at Linfield University. Alumni, friends and supporters marked the start of construction on the brand new W.M. Keck Science Center and renovated. Graf and Murdock Halls on Friday, July 9, with a groundbreaking celebration. The $37 million project, part of Linfield’s Spark Wonder campaign, marks the most significant science-building enhancement since the opening of Murdock Hall in 1982. Continue reading
Jancis Robinson, one of the world’s leading wine writers, joins Greg V. Jones, director of the Linfield University Evenstad Center for Wine Education, for a special virtual conversation on all things wine at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. Pre-registration is required at https://linfield.edu/wine/wine-lecture-series.html.
The event, which is free and open to the public, is part of the annual Marka and Thomas Hughes Endowed Wine Lecture Series at Linfield University.
Ken Evenstad, co-founder of Domaine Serene Winery and namesake for the Grace and Ken Evenstad Center for Wine Education at Linfield University, passed away peacefully this week.
The Evenstad Center for Wine Education opened in 2018, following an initial $6 million gift from Grace and Ken Evenstad. The center offers a unique interdisciplinary wine studies major and minor for undergraduate students and includes a number of wine-education programs and activities for adult learners. Continue reading
By Michael Alberty, The Oregonian/OregonLive
Journalist Lisa Shara Hall advocated tirelessly on behalf of Oregon and Washington wines. She died in March 2019 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. This fall, Linfield University will honor her legacy with a new wine and journalism scholarship created by her husband, Kirk Hall. Continue reading
Domaine Serene Winery, founded by Grace and Ken Evenstad, is donating $500,000 to Linfield College to increase diversity in the wine industry. The gift will establish an endowed scholarship for underrepresented populations in the college’s wine studies program, allowing more students to receive a top-rated wine education at an affordable cost. Continue reading
Linfield wine studies and business students took a top prize in the 2019 Intercollegiate Wine Business Invitational. Continue reading
A team of six Linfield College students has been awarded the Grand Prize in the inaugural Intercollegiate Wine Business Invitational (IWBI), taking top honors against teams from Penn State University, Michigan State University, Washington State University, the University of Houston and Florida International University. Continue reading