TOAST!


Date: Thursday, Aug. 10
Time: 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Venue: The Winemaker's Reserve

Details: 
The industry, community and wine lovers alike gather for a night in recognition of past and present AWW honorees, established industry luminaries, and emerging and diverse leaders. 

Process & Categories: 
Honorees are determined through an inclusive nomination process with an industry peer committee reviewing submissions and making final determinations. 

2022 TOAST! Award Winners


Bob Betz

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Bob Betz, MW

The highest honor recognizing an individual whose extraordinary dedication, inspiration and advocacy for the Washington wine community that spans 25+ years in the industry.


Dick Boushey

AWARD OF DISTINCTION

Dick Boushey

A winery, grower representative, or industry professional whose achievements have advanced the caliber of the Washington wine industry. Examples: AVA development, research, investment, education, etc.


AUCTION OF WASHINGTON WINES STAR AWARD

Chateau Ste. Michelle

A donor, organization, or individual whose commitment significantly advanced AWW’s mission of uplifting the Washington wine industry and supporting the community.


HEALTHY LAND, HEALTHY COMMUNITIES

Washington Winegrowers Association

Individuals or organizations who are looking at today’s environmental challenges and are developing equitable, viable, and responsible solutions.  Examples: climate change, packaging, sustainable practices, etc.


WINE INDUSTRY CHAMPION

Sean P. Sullivan

Industry professionals whose cooperative support has positively influenced the success of the Washington wine industry, including members of the media, retail, wholesale, legislative/regulatory, or hospitality sectors.


Patrick Rawn

VINE TO WINE

Patrick Rawn

Individuals who are hands-on in the vineyard, including leading or collaborating with peers. 


EMERGING LEADERS

Individuals who are hands-on in the vineyard, including leading or collaborating with peers.

Lacey Lybecker

Sadie Drury

Andrew Januik

Shae Frichette

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