What is our favorite food & wine pairing?

Grenache or Rhone Style Blend with Lamb

Jamie Peha

Executive  Director

(206) 661-8243

A medium rare rib eye and an aged Washington Cabernet Sauvingnon

Laura Kleinhofs

Business Manager

(206) 420-6649

McKenna Smith

Columbia Valley Old Vines Cabernet Sauvignon and truffle popcorn

Erin Walsh

Development & Fundraising Manager

(206) 741-0214

A crisp, high acid white wine with freshly shucked oysters

Annie Sullivan

Marketing Manager

(206) 856-5660

McKenna Smith

A lively Sparkling wine – it pairs with everything!

Cara Connor

Private Barrel Auction Manager
McKenna Smith

Clam linguine and Pinot Grigio

McKenna Smith

Admin & Special Projects Coordinator
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Mushroom crostini with Pinot Noir

Kaitlyn Pittman

Procurement and Event Coordinator

A Yakima Valley Pinot Gris with grilled shrimp and lemon cream pasta.

Elizabeth Tveit Flajole

Administrative Support
Stacy Lill

Stacy Lill, President

Cashmere Partners

Heather Andersen, Vice President

Damsel Cellars

Greg Porter, Treasurer

CBIZ Berntson Porter

John Bookwalter, Secretary

J. Bookwalter Winery

Yahn Bernier

Valve Software

Dick Boushey

Boushey Vineyards

Reggie Fils-Aimé

President and Chief Operating Officer of Nintendo of America (NOA), (retired)

Matt Hallett


Charlie Hoppes

Fidelitas Wines

Kristina Kelley

Washington Wine Commission

Kari Leitch

Communications Consultant

Greg Lill

Cashmere Partners

Jessica Munnell

Wautoma Springs Winery

Cam Myhrvold

Ignition Partners
Tama Smith

Tama Smith

Brighton Jones

Marty Taucher


Yvonne Thomas

Christine Watt

Christina Watt


Beth McCaw, Past AWW Board President

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Eric Akines

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McKenzie Ballod

Wendy Baune

Denica Bucklin

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Heidi Drivdahl

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John Day

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Stewart and Sue Kuehne

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John and Lia McClellan

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Sanaz Namdar

Kristen Roger

Charlotte Simmonds

Charlotte Simmonds

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Molly Slothower


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Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 741-0212


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