Date: Saturday, Aug. 12, 
Time: 4:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Venue: Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery


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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 35 years. It will be a spectacular evening featuring a social hour with a mini-bottle auction headlining luxury wine brands, chef prepared savory bites, and Washington wine tasting bars. At your winemaker hosted table, enjoy a four-course dinner by top local chefs. Place your bid on 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 with music by DJ Disco Vinnie!

Individual: $750
Table of 8: $6,000

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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 Purple Cafe & Wine Bar, Gravy, Heritage Restaurant, and bid in our mini-luxury bottle auction featuring wines from DeLille Cellars, Leonetti, Long Shadows, Mark Ryan, Woodward Canyon, WeatherEye, and Quilceda Creek!

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. 

2023 Featured chefs

Cava Azul Cocina & Cantina


Chef Joshua Beckham
David Nichols

Eight Row


Chef Dre Neely

Heritage Restaurant | Bar

Chef Breanna Beike

Tana Meilke

The Lakehouse

Chef Jason Wilson

Purple Cafe & Wine Bar

Chef Keta Newhouse

Walla Walla Steak Co.

Chef Adam Reece

Keep the evening going

At the conclusion of the live auction, head to the after party tent to disco down with music by DJ Vinnie, dessert, and late night noshes!

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Tips for enjoying the night


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. 


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. 


2200 6th Ave Suite 411
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 741-0212


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 $59 million since our inception in 1988. 

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