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Cultivating Passion: How Attending College in Wine-country Walla Walla has Refined Students’ Academic Interests

Cultivating Passion: How Attending College in Wine-country Walla Walla has Refined Students’ Academic Interests

Claire Reichle

January 30, 2018

Location matters. According to the website “Visit Walla Walla,” there are 120 wineries and 2,800 acres of grapes in Walla Walla, and a select few students have shown that their passion for the viticulture they have been surrounded by in Walla Walla has been at play during their years at Whitman. Seniors...

Whitman Students to bring ‘Romance on Main Street’

Hannah Bartman

February 13, 2014

Three elements of a romantic evening––wine (for those older than 21), comedy and smooth jazz––will converge at Main Street Studios in the show "Romance on Main Street," which takes place at 7 p.m. on Valentine's Day. In association with Canoe Ridge Winery, this show will feature the Whitman C...

Sapolil Cellars Offers More Than Just Wine Tasting

Sapolil Cellars Offers More Than Just Wine Tasting

Emma Dahl

October 10, 2013

It's no secret that Walla Walla has many wineries, tasting rooms and opportunities to go out and try some wine with friends. But sometimes it's hard to choose from such variety. What if you don't just want to sit and sip wine? What if you also want to enjoy some live music? What if you want some go...

Alumni, students run Walla Walla wineries

Alumni, students run Walla Walla wineries

Hannah Bartman

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 can inspire some students to join the wave of winemaking that is sweeping the region. Out of the...

Wine sparks academic pursuit

Wine sparks academic pursuit

Adam Brayton

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 has a sign hanging from his office door emblazoned with the pun, "Terroirist Headquarters." Though...

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