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.

Oct 1, 2021

itä Wines and Les Collines Vineyard

itä wines produces small lot wines from the eastern foothills of the Walla Walla Valley’s Blue Mountains and is located minutes from downtown at the airport winery incubators.

Sep 1, 2021

Chateau Ste. Michelle

Chateau Ste. Michelle is one of Washington state’s first wineries and has served as the host of the annual AWW auction since it’s inception in 1988.

Mar 1, 2021

Pepper Bridge Winery

This month’s Industry Spotlight focuses on long-time supporter and former AWW board member, Jean-François Pellet of Pepper Bridge Winery and his vineyard staff.


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Seattle, WA 98121
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