Vintner, Grower
& Vineyard Worker Spotlight

What’s the story behind the wine in the bottle?

What brought the winemaker to Washington, how did the grower pick a specific site for a varietal, what are some of the challenges of harvest?

With over 1,000 wineries in our amazing state, learn more about the people and their passion in bringing joy to your glass.

Armstrong Family Winery
Jul 1, 2024

Armstrong Family Winery

This month, we shine a spotlight on Armstrong Family Winery who make Bordeaux-style wines focused on bringing out the unique characteristics of each variety.

Jun 1, 2024

Revelry Vintners

This month we shine a spotlight on Revelry Vintners, a winery offering a complete lineup of wines, each a pure representation of their origins in the Columbia Valley.

May 1, 2024


This month, we shine a spotlight on Avennia, a winery that is dedicated to sourcing fruit from acclaimed vineyards to create wines with a distinctive voice.

Apr 1, 2024

Upsidedown Wines

This month, we highlight a small, family-operated winery located in Yakima Valley.

Mar 1, 2024

Fielding Hills

This month, we shine a light on this family-owned, multi-generational winery whose focus is small-lot, handcrafted winemaking.

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Feb 1, 2024

JB Neufeld

This month we shine a spotlight on JB Neufeld, a winery focused on creating wines with a sense of place with minimal winemaker intervention and maximum terrior expression.

Jan 1, 2024

Hoquetus Wine Co.

This month, we shine a spotlight on Hoquetus Wine Co., a small-batch winery in Walla Walla focused on producing wines of place and sourcing sustainably-sourced grapes.

Oct 1, 2023

Brian Carter Cellars

This month we shine a light on Brian Carter Cellars, a small winery in Woodinville producing handcrafted wines that showcase exemplary European-style blends from Washington.

Sep 1, 2023

Rocky Pond

This month, we shine a light on Rocky Pond; a winery focusing on 100% estate grown fruit who petitioned for their own AVA due to their soil’s unique characteristics. Rocky Reach AVA was approved in 2022, and Rocky Pond is currently its only operating winery!


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