Shae Frichette is co-owner and Assistant Winemaker at Frichette Winery, a limited production winery and tasting room in the Red Mountain AVA in Washington State, USA.
Shae introduced Sashay Wines in 2017, a label for Frichette focusing on approachable reds and off dry rosés. The Sashay wines included Rosé of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah.
Shae is currently past chair of the Board of the Tri-Cities Regional Chamber of Commerce and has served on the Board of Directors for the Red Mountain AVA Alliance, Visit Tri-Cities, and Advisory Board for UW Foster School of Business. She is a mentor with eMERGE, a STEM based leadership program for girls. She is an active volunteer with the American Heart Association hosting an annual fundraising and awareness event and also founded the Benton City Giving Garden Project where more than a dozen wineries grow food and provide financial donations to the local food bank. As a community advocate, Shae volunteers by sharing wine and wine education for over a dozen non-profits in the Tri-Cities area each year.
The Northwest Wine Benefit Foundation, DBA Auction of Washington Wines, is committed to supporting the growth and awareness of the Washington state wine industry through a series of celebrated events benefiting our community. We have raised over $55 million since our inception in 1988.