Alumni Relationships Get Better with Age
There’s nothing new about Vandals making their mark on the vines and in the cellars of Northwest wineries. Making sure the entire Vandal Family has an opportunity to take in a tasting — that’s where Vandals Uncorked comes in.
The wine-by-mail program launched in 2017 to help promote wineries with University of Idaho roots. Program members receive two shipments each year containing four bottles of wine from vintners with a Vandal connection. To date, seven vineyards have been selected to participate by a panel of Vandal faculty, staff, alumni and community wine enthusiasts.
“I haven’t had a Vandal wine I did not like. I’ve loved them all so far,” said Susie Jameson ’77, an inaugural Vandals Uncorked member.
Clearwater Canyon Cellars of Lewiston (see related story on page 27) is among the wineries featured as part of the Vandals Uncorked program in past shipments. Others include:
Article by Katie Dahlinger, Alumni Relations
Published in the spring 2019 issue of Here We Have Idaho.