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Washington Wine Industry Foundation Raises $160k w Wine Party & Auction

Washington Wine Industry Foundation 2018 Party and AuctionWashington Wine Industry Foundation Hosts Another Successful Event

A Party + Auction held as a fundraiser for the Washington Wine Industry Foundation raised over $160,000.

The event, held in early February, drew nearly 400 wine industry movers and shakers to support the Foundation’s work and the future of Washington wine. Attendees enjoyed a diamond derby, live music, a custom chef-designed dinner, wine from premier Washington wineries, and silent and live auctions. Auction items included international cruises and trips, exclusive winemaker dinners with industry legends, magnums of Washington wine and more. Continue Reading

Top Washington Wine Growers Honored by WWA in Kennewick

Wine Growers Receive Awards from Washington Winegrowers Association The Washington Winegrowers Association (Winegrowers) recognized achievements of industry leaders last week at an Honor Luncheon during their annual Convention & Trade Show in Kennewick. The annual awards included Grower of the Year, Industry Service, Lifetime Achievement, and the Grand Vin award. About 2,000 state, national, and… Continue Reading

Washington Winegrowers 2018 Convention & Trade Show Feb 6-8 in Kennewick

The Washington Winegrowers Association’s (formerly known as the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers) 2018 Convention & Trade Show on February 6-8, 2018, is being held at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, WA. This year’s Winegrowers Convention theme is Washington Wine: By Design, the premier educational and networking opportunity for the Northwest wine… Continue Reading

Reveal Walla Walla Valley Wine Futures Auction Evolves for 2018

The Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance has announced the return of Reveal Walla Walla Valley Wine futures auction on April 16, 2018. This intimate, invitation-only auction features wholly unique, small-lot wines from the Walla Walla Valley American Viticulture Area (AVA) and the region’s sub AVA “The Rocks District of Milton-Freewater.” Continue Reading

21st Annual Taste Washington Festival Tickets on Sale Now

Savor Four Days of Washington’s Best Wines and Bites at Taste Washington, March 22-25, 2018 Tickets to the 21st Annual Taste Washington are now on sale! With Alaska Mileage Plan as the 2018 Taste Washington welcoming sponsor, this year’s festival will delight your taste buds. Featuring more than 225 wineries, over 65 restaurants and some of the nation’s… Continue Reading

Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance and Seguin Moreau Cooperage Team Up to Fight Hunger

The Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance is excited to announce a new partnership for the local Barrel Full of Money fundraising campaign. Seguin Moreau, famed French barrel manufacturer, will be joining the efforts to raise money for the Blue Mountain Action Council Food Bank by donating a portion of money from barrels purchased by Walla… Continue Reading

Rapid-fire bidding at Reveal Walla Walla Valley trade auction drives lot values up by nearly 30 percent

Reveal Walla Walla Valley, an annual wine futures auction for the wine trade, raised $88,300 on Monday, April 10, 2017. Nearly one dozen bidders snapped-up the 30 exclusive auction lots in under 45 minutes. The average price per lot increased by 28 percent compared to the inaugural event in 2016.  The goal of the auction… Continue Reading

The Edgewater Hotel Partners with DeLille Cellars to Create Exclusive 55th Anniversary Wine Blend

Iconic Seattle Hotel Commemorates 55th Anniversary with Limited Release Wine Label from Renowned Washington Wine Producer The Edgewater, a Noble House Hotel, announced a limited release wine label with renowned Washington wine producer, DeLille Cellars.  Specially bottled to honor the iconic hotel’s 55 year mark in 2017, the collaboration is an element of The Edgewater’s… Continue Reading

Washington State reports record wine grape harvest in 2016

Washington State’s wine grape harvest hit a new record in 2016, according to the Washington State Wine Commission’s Annual Grape Production Report. The report, compiled with information provided by all Washington State wineries, showed the 2016 harvest totaled 270,000 tons, a 22-percent increase over the previous year. Tonnage in 2015 was down a little compared to the… Continue Reading

Seattle’s Holiday Wine Fest November 12-13

The 2016 Holiday Wine Fest is poised to be the Pacific Northwest’s largest and most popular tasting exposition. This all-day Saturday and Sunday event features a world-class line-up of local, regional, national and international wines, ciders, spirits, gourmet cuisine and artisan vendors.  The Holiday Wine Fest is the perfect occasion to tempt you and yours… Continue Reading