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.

Jan 1, 2023

Matthews Winery

This month shines a light on Matthews Winery, a family-owned winery in Woodinville where every bottle of wine is meticulously crafted to exemplify the excellence of the fruit.

Dec 1, 2022

Grosgrain

This month shines a light on Grosgrain Vineyards, a family-owned and operated winery in Walla Walla, dedicated to championing underdog grapes, sparkling wines, restrained reds, and sustainable farming
practices.

Alexandria Nicole Cellars
Nov 1, 2022

Alexandria Nicole Cellars

Learn more about Alexandria Nicole Cellars, how their estate vineyard came to be, and the people behind the magic.

Sep 1, 2022

Cadence Winery

This month, we’re excited to take a look at Cadence Winery, which produces Bordeaux-style blends showcasing the quality and excellence of Red Mountain since 1998.

Jul 1, 2022

DeLille Cellars

DeLille Cellars has been consistently regarded as one of top US producers of Bordeaux-style blends that showcase a tradition of quality and excellence over its 30-year history.

Jun 1, 2022

Vital Wines

Vital Wines is the AWW Industry Grant partner for both 2021 and 2022. They are a non-profit organization that dedicates 100% of its net proceeds from wine sales to go to promoting the health and wellness of vineyard and winery workers in Washington state.

J. Bookwalter Winery
May 1, 2022

J. Bookwalter Winery

This month we take a closer look at J. Bookwalter, a second-generation winery whose owner is not only an AWW board member, but also is this year’s Honorary Vintner and will be hosting a fundraising dinner as part of AWW’s Wine Country Celebration Vintner Dinners this month.

Apr 1, 2022

Dineen Vineyards

This month shines a light on Dineen Vineyards, a family owned and operated viticulture business located in the hills of the lower Yakima Valley, producing highly acclaimed Estate wines.

Mar 1, 2022

Col Solare

Col Solare is a result of the partnership between Tuscany’s Marchesi Antinori and Washington state’s Chateau Ste. Michelle. Col Solare, located on Red Mountain, will be hosting a Wine Country Vintner Dinner fundraiser for AWW’s beneficiaries on May 12. AWW is grateful for their continuing support!

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