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WWCC Feels Double-Edged Sword of Expanding Wine Industry

WWCC Feels Double-Edged Sword of Expanding Wine Industry
February 13, 2018

The Walla Walla County Planning Commission held a public hearing last Wednesday, Feb. 7 discussing, among other items, a proposal regarding a 27 acre plot of land adjacent to the Walla Walla Community...

America can’t handle its drinks

Illustration by Claire Revere
October 12, 2016

One of the things that has surprised me the most about college life in the US is the way many college students don’t know how to deal with alcohol. There is this particular attitude towards alcohol...

DaMa Opens “Woman in Art”

Juniors Lauren Benedict and Maia Watkins took part in an event to combat an all-too overlooked facet of feminism: the underrepresentation of women in the art world.
May 5, 2016
Juniors Lauren Benedict and Maia Watkins took part in an event to combat an all-too overlooked facet of feminism: the underrepresentation of women in the art world.

Finding the Best Syrah- Eli Robinson

May 18, 2015

This article was written by graduating senior Eli Robinson.  While other more diligent seniors have been stressing the details of cell physiology, I've been drinking. Searching for the alleged Walla...

What I Ate Abroad: Vienna

What I Ate Abroad: Vienna
December 9, 2013

When compared to the rich Middle-Eastern lamb kebab stands that crowd the streets of Vienna, the creamy Italian food that lies just over the border, or the delicate French cuisine located only a few hours...

Alumni, students run Walla Walla wineries

L'Ecole wine tasting
November 8, 2012

Walla Walla boasts being home to over 100 wineries alone, and tourists flock during all parts of the year to partake in this unique product of the land. It is no surprise that to come here for college...

Wine sparks academic pursuit

Photos by Catie Bergman.
November 8, 2012

Walla Walla's wine industry is certainly a nice addition to the town for parents and seniors, but its emergence and growth also hold academic promise. Professor Kevin Pogue of the geology department...

Wine buzz sustains local economy

April 12, 2012

This article was co-authored by Talia Rudee. For more than 100 years, wheat has been a staple crop in the Walla Walla Valley. The dry land and expanse of open spaces in the area are well-suited...

‘Wild wine woman of Walla Walla’ dishes on local industry

Credit: Cornelius
October 21, 2009

Catie MacIntyre Walker, the self-proclaimed "wild wine woman of Walla Walla," has been in the business for years. Though she's graduated from the Center for Enology and Viticulture at Walla Walla,...

Wine tasting opportunities near Walla Walla this weekend

October 21, 2009

Winery Name Address Phone Hours Tasting Fee Recommendation Amavi Cellars 635 N 13th  Ave 509-525-3541 Fri, Sat, Sun 11-5 $5, waived with purchase 2007 Syrah Ash Hollow 14 N...

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