Wine & Dine
Walla Walla Community College’s Capstone Kitchen is ready to take online reservations for the first time since opening several years ago.
More than A century ago, grapes were first planted in the hills around Lewiston, Idaho, an effort led by Frenchman Louis Delsol. This showed so much promise, Washington State University researcher Walter Clore (“The father of Washington wine”) included these vineyards in “The Wine Project,” …
Downtown Walla Walla’s new wine and beer shop will host its inaugural tasting event this week.
Chicken Bill’s Cafe + BBQ will celebrate its grand opening at the Touchet Valley Golf Course in Dayton on Thursday.
Walla Walla Steak Co. and Crossbuck Brewing will be in the remodeled Second Avenue train depot that formerly housed Jacobi’s Cafe. The historic train car has been relocated to allow for the 2,801-square-foot brewery addition on the south side of the building.
When it comes to the Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance’s annual Celebrate Walla Walla Valley Wine event, it pays to be local.
Kontos Cellars is making tracks in the wine industry with a new designated-driving initiative.
It can now be said that Washington wine country stretches from sea to shining sea.
(Editor’s note: This is the eighth in a 10-part monthly series of stories highlighting the first 50 years of Walla Walla Community College in five-year increments. Today’s story covers 2003-2007.)
Downtown Walla Walla welcomes the return this season of its Sip & Stroll event.
Foraged foods are not only becoming more common on restaurant plates but also as part of home-cooked meals as well.
Like his father before him, Chris Figgins of Leonetti Cellar crafts some of Washington’s best, most-collectible and most-memorable red wines in Washington. The Walla Walla winery has long focused on Bordeaux varieties, particularly cabernet sauvignon; merlot; and, recently, Italian varieties.
Attendees of the third annual Reveal Walla Walla Valley were sold on Walla Walla wine, raising an unprecedented $92,900 Monday.
It’s not often you have to sign a media release to walk into the gas station.
Sonic Drive-In, the Oklahoma fast-food chain known for its massive, customizable menu with everything from hot dogs and burgers to slushes, shakes and signature limeaids served by carhops, is the first official food tenant announced for Walla Walla Town Center.
The relocation of the 1950s-era train car that’s been part of the dining experience at the former Jacobi’s Cafe officially kicked off construction for the new Walla Walla Steak Co. and Crossbuck Brewing this morning. The train car is relocating to the northern side of the property to be pair…
For years, merlot has been an important red variety for winemakers in the Walla Walla Valley. In fact, of the 11 historic wines Leonetti Cellar has placed on Wine Spectator’s Top 100 list, five have been merlot, a fact that helped Washington establish itself as a top merlot producer.
Jean Fredno Occenc seems destined to be in Walla Walla, at least for this season of his life.
The journey for Walla Walla’s historic train depot-turned restaurant takes its next turn as a combination steakhouse and brewery.
Waterbrook Winery is one of the oldest in the Walla Walla Valley, started by Eric Rindal in 1984 — a time when the wine industry barely existed here. In fact, you could visit all four wineries on a Saturday morning.
Do you always squeeze in an extra tomato plant, another row of beans or hill of zucchini? It seems like a good idea at the time, until they all start to produce all at once. Your family, friends and co-workers start to hide as you try to pawn off yet another bag of zucchini or tomatoes. H…
Washington’s wine industry reported a lighter harvest but with near-ideal conditions for grapes in 2017, according to the latest information from Washington State Wine.
The Rees and Sumach Community Garden is seeking new gardeners.
Elasa Martinez prunes vines with a crew for Northstar Winery in Walla Walla during high winds this morning. Although the temperature was in the low 40s and warmer than usual for this time of year, Martinez said it was still “muy frio” outside.
Walla Walla Northside Seventh-day Adventist Church is offering a free START NEW Cooking Class with recipes to help with improved health goals. The event will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday Jan. 14 at 711 Carrie Ave.
Tamarack Cellars, the pioneer winery that planted roots in a renovated World War II Army air base firehouse 20 years ago and honored it with an acclaimed signature red blend, is changing hands.
While Walla Walla sleeps on cold fall nights, the thought of wine grapes and the vines they hang on freezing stirs Frank Jimenez from his bed at 3 a.m.
The Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance will repeat its new year’s start with another leadership transition.
Homegrown produce has long been a hallmark of the dishes at Walla Walla restaurant Whitehouse-Crawford.