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Walla Walla 101

Learn about Walla Walla Wines

Experience the unparalleled taste and terroir of Walla Walla wines on an epic journey of discovery. Join us as we explore the best Walla Walla has to offer, and discover the unique and unparalleled taste that only Walla Walla can deliver.

Walla Walla 101:

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The Beginners Guide to Walla Walla

Ready to take the next step in your wine learning journey, but feel intimidated by traditional wine courses?

Wine Folly will take you on a journey, from the basics of wine all the way to advanced topics.

I’m really enjoying this course. I have recommended it to friends that just want to have a better understanding of wine. Go at your own pace and review anytime. Very pleased.- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Thomas R. from United States

How it works

What is Walla Walla 101 all about?

Thirsty for knowledge

Who is it for?

Whether you’re someone who had a wine that changed their life and want to learn more, a passionate connoisseur or starting in the wine industry and looking to find your feet, this course is for you.

Knowledge for the real world

How it works

Unlimited access to videos with world-class instructors, paired with micro-learning chapters, and progress checks all taken at your own pace. Engaging visuals and mini-missions cement your knowledge.

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For those looking for professional development each course comes with a certification exam.

Wine purchases aren't necessary


This is an entry level course. Start here. You don’t need to purchase wines in order to maximize your learning and enjoyment.

I loved everything about this course! Gives a very good basic knowledge!- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Laila Z. from Canada

What you'll learn

Explore Walla Walla

Let's explore the best wines of Walla Walla and learn how to find great quality.

The Basics

What makes Walla Walla Unique

In this course, we'll be tasting 6 wines, including the region's top styles of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, and Merlot while exploring what makes great quality in this unique landscape.

Attain deep insight into Walla Walla with its history and its wines.

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Taste Like a Pro, with a Pro

Know how to identify quality and age-worthiness in Walla Walla Syrah and others. Learn the different subregions of Walla Walla and what to look for.

Associate wine flavors with the variety, winemaking method, and regional terroir. Expand your palate and taste wine like a pro, with a pro.

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Walla Walla Wine Region Guide

Walla Walla 101 is the companion course to the Walla Walla Wine Region Guide – the online knowledge base to all things Walla Walla wine.

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Course Wines

Wines are Not Required

Wines are not included with the purchase price of this course. However, tasting is encouraged! Here are the six regional wines we'll be tasting in the course:

Wine Folly - Walla Walla 101 Wines
Wine Folly has enabled me to taste wines with more informed expectations, and to make recommendations for pairing. I have a lot to learn, but I appreciate the friendly and approachable good start, thank you!- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Maggie E. from United States

The Team

Your Wine Experts

  • Madeline Puckette

    Wine Folly Founder

    Madeline Puckette

    Madeline Puckette is the cofounder of Since its creation in 2011, Wine Folly has become one of the most popular wine education sites in the world due to its extensive use of insightful articles, detailed infographics, and entertaining videos.

    In recognition of these efforts, the International Wine & Spirits Competition awarded Puckette with Wine Blogger of the Year in 2013, and Wine Communicator of the Year in 2019.

  • Christine Marsiglio MW

    Master of Wine

    Christine Marsiglio MW

    Wine Folly's Director of Education, Christine Marsiglio, is one of only 32 Bollinger award-winning Masters of Wine. Before joining Wine Folly, she has worked at the WSET School London where she contributed to the development of materials for the WSET Diploma and taught all WSET levels.

    Before discovering her love of wine education, Christine was a Tastings Executive at Decanter where she ran panel tastings and helped organize the Decanter World Wine Awards.

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Walla Walla 101

  • 6 Beginner Modules

  • Hours of video

  • Lifetime access

  • Walla Walla 101 Certificate ($50 Value)

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* Wines are not included.

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