Author: Annie Sullivan

AUCTION OF WASHINGTON WINES RAISES $4 MILLION DURING 35th YEAR OF PHILANTHROPIC WINE EVENTS

(Washington’s premier philanthropic wine events benefit Seattle Children’s, Washington State University Viticulture & Enology Research, and Industry Grant Partner Vital Wines. Photos: Curbow Photo) 

SEATTLE — August 16, 2022 — Auction of Washington Wines (AWW), a nonprofit devoted to advancing awareness of Washington state wine, celebrated its 35th year of hosting a series of philanthropic wine events increasing funds raised by 66% over the previous year. After a two-year hiatus, the majority of celebrations returned to in-person gatherings, including TOAST!, a new industry-focused honoree celebration recognizing individuals and organizations who have gone above and beyond to advance the Washington wine industry. 

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TOAST THE TOP OF THE INDUSTRY: AUCTION OF WASHINGTON WINE REVEALS WINNERS TO BE RECOGNIZED AT CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE ON AUGUST 11  

List features peer-selected recipients representing all aspects of Washington’s thriving wine community; TOAST! tickets on sale now 

SEATTLE — July 14, 2022 — TOAST!, a new event and awards program from The Auction of Washington Wines reveals its award recipients. These peer-reviewed honorees are recognized in seven categories, lauded for keeping the Washington wine community thriving and focused on its bright future. The public is invited to celebrate these achievements at TOAST! being held at Chateau Ste. Michelle on August 11 with a four-course dinner prepared by El Gaucho chefs paired with top wines from Washington state.  

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AUCTION OF WASHINGTON WINES HOSTS PRIVATE BARREL AUCTION WITH ONE-OF-A-KIND WINE LOTS, AUGUST 8 

SEATTLE — May 18, 2022

Calling trade and private collectors to bid on 22, one-of-a-kind wines from select winemakers.  

Aerial view of Lake Chelan wine country, photo credit Washington State Wine Commission

SEATTLE — May 18, 2022 — Auction of Washington Wines (AWW), a nonprofit devoted to advancing awareness of the Washington wine industry, announces details for its Virtual Private Barrel Auction August 8th from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Open to trade and collectors by registration, the online auction will feature 22 premium Washington wineries offering five-case lots for exclusive ownership.  

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