Ages 21 + over only.
A select number Washington state’s most notable winemakers are creating 5-case lots with exclusive ownership rights. Each wine showcases the very best that Washington state has to offer.
The Private Barrel Auction builds acclaim for Washington state wine and creates awareness about the region while offering top caliber buyers intimate access to winemakers and extraordinary wines not available anywhere else. These one-of-a-kind wine futures represent the range, style and incredible quality of Washington state.
WSU’s growing research program is supported by internationally recognized faculty and state-of-the-art research facilities. They are committed to helping growers cultivate healthy plants and winemakers craft wines that express the unique characteristics of Washington’s wine-growing regions.
Washington State is one of the world’s most dynamic wine regions, rooted in a semi-desert climate with extended sunlight, a shorter growing season and superior terroir. Winemakers take a hand-on approach at crafting one-of-a-kind wines available for bid at the Private Barrel Auction. This year we are thrilled to welcome a select group of Washington’s top wineries.
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.