Washington State University, Tri-Cities
James Harbertson is an Associate Professor of Enology at Washington State University’s Wine Science Center located at the Tri-Cities Campus in Richland, Washington and is a faculty member in the School of Food Science and Viticulture and Enology Program. He received his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and doctorate in agricultural chemistry from the University of California at Davis.
Jim’s research focuses on the phenolic compounds found in grapes and wine and their biochemical and chemical changes during grape ripening, winemaking and aging. Jim is an associate editor for the Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research and the MDPI Open Access Journal Beverages.
Jim is also an active volunteer for the American Society of Enology and Viticulture serving on the board in various capacities since 2007 including secretary/treasurer, 1st & 2nd Vice President, President and currently serves as the technical program director and is a member of the Unified LLC managing committee.