Private Barrel Auction

In it's five-year tenure, the Private Barrel Auction has raised over $800,000 for Washington State University's Viticulture and Enology Programs. In 2019, all one-of-a-kind Washington state wine lots were sold to national and local licensed members of the wine trade for a record setting $301,900.

Date: Thursday, August 13, 2020

Time: 10:00 am

Location: Novelty Hill-Januik Winery, Woodinville


Date: Thursday, August 13, 2020
Location: Novelty Hill-Januik Winery | Woodinville, WA

Ages 21 + over only.

An exclusive trade tasting and live auction of one-of-a-kind, limited production futures from Washington State’s most noted winemakers. A rare opportunity to acquire distinctive, exceptional lots not offered elsewhere.

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2019 highlights

Thank you for an incredible year!

Private Barrel Auction Mission

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. 

Educating the next generation of growers & vintners with Washington State University

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.

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Purchase wine from select restaurants & retailers

One-of-a-kind Washington wines from past Private Barrel Auctions are becoming available to consumers as they release.

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