Gala


Start: Saturday, August 10, 4:30 pm
End: Saturday, August 10, 10:30 pm

Location: Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Benefiting

Industry Grant Partner Vital Wines Logo

Welcome Reception Sponsor

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Corporate Table Sponsors

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Details

Join us at the Auction of Washington Wines’ quintessential fundraising event as we celebrate Washington wines and support our community.

Chateau Ste. Michelle, one of Washington’s oldest and most acclaimed wineries, will host this event, as they have for the past 36 years. It will be a spectacular evening featuring a social hour with a luxury bottle auction, chef prepared savory bites, and Washington wine tasting bars. At your winemaker hosted table, enjoy a four-course dinner by top local chefs. Bid to win one of the exclusive live auction items featuring Washington wineries and raise your paddle at a giving level that works for you. Admission to the Gala automatically registers you for the Gala Online Auction. 

Continue the party under the stars at the Gala after party where you can dance the night away!

Date: August 10
Time: 4:30pm – 10:30pm

Tickets on sale now!

Winemaker Table: $6,000 (includes 2 winemaker hosts and 8 guest tickets)
Guest Table: $7,500 (includes 10 guest tickets) 
Individual: $750 

Welcome Reception sponsored by

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Kick off the evening outdoors on the lawn of Chateau Ste. Michelle winery. Enjoy a glass of wine from one of the various tasting bars, savory bites from FogRose, Gravy, Sun Mountain, and bid in our mini-luxury bottle auction featuring wines from Revelry Vintners, VITAL Wines, Wautoma Springs, and others!

Make your way inside the tent

After the reception, make your way into the tent, and settle in for a multi-course meal served by Seattle’s most esteemed chefs paired with wine from your table’s winery host. Sit back, visit with friends, and be prepared to raise your paddle high to support our beneficiaries. 

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Bid High & Bid Often!


The Gala is about celebrating Washington wine while giving back generously to our beneficiaries. Our supporters have helped us offer incredible auction lots, giving you the opportunity to add legendary bottles to your cellar or leave the event with unique experiences. 

Keep the evening going

At the conclusion of the live auction, head to the after party tent to dance the night away,
dessert bites, and late night noshes!

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After Party

Tips for enjoying the night


Attire

Cocktail attire is recommended, no tie or jacket required. Due to the nature of the outdoor gathering on the lawn, we recommend wedges over pointed-heel shoes. 

Transportation

Valet parking will be available, however for your safety and convenience we encourage you to consider a car service or designated driver. 


Terms and conditions

All sales are final. All events are rain or shine. In the case of inclement weather, please dress appropriately.
Tickets are non-refundable. Please taste responsibly and use a designated driver. 

By attending the event, you agree to permit your photo or video be used in Auction of Washington Wines promotional materials. Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants, toddlers, or children will be admitted to the event. 

AUCTION OF WASHINGTON WINES

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Seattle, WA 98121
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aww@aoww.org

OUR MISSION

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 $63 million since our inception in 1988. 

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