Mark your calendars for Dec. 2, which is 2nd annual DeLille Cellars This special day is also when the 2016 D2 will be released. It’s a milestone day, celebrating the the 25th vintage of this outstanding Bordeaux blend. “Drink D2 Day!”
D2 is one of two wines first made by DeLille Cellars in 1992, when the winery was founded. And here’s some Washington wine history for you: this beautiful wine pioneered the way for Bordeaux-style blends in Washington State.
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The raised $4.1 million at their annual four-day extravaganza earlier this month, with proceeds benefiting Auction of Washington Wines and Seattle Children’s Hospital (WSU) Viticulture & Enology Program. Washington State University’s
We attended the
at Winemaker Picnic & Barrel Auction Chateau Ste. Michelle , where $251,500 was raised for WSU’s program. This is a record, and an increase of 83% over last year. Attendance at this fun event also broke a record.
All the Washington wines we tasted at the picnic were amazing, but our two favorites came from
and Two Vintners . And there were some other standouts that pleased our palates too. Fidelitas
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There are still tickets for the September concerts at ‘s Chateau Ste. Michelle But only a few concerts remain this year, so get your tickets soon! 34th Summer Concert Series.
Just think about it — a concert at the oldest winery in the state accompanied by award-winning wine and beautiful surroundings — the result is a special experience.
The most spectacular, glamorous and fun-filled summer wine weekend event, the , is just around the corner, Aug. 16-18 — a non-profit wine event focused on elevating awareness of Washington state wines, with proceeds benefitting Auction of Washington Wines and the Seattle Children’s Hospital Viticulture and Enology program at Washington State University.
This August marks the 31st year of the event, which has raised more than $41 million since 1988 and is ranked in the Top 5 U.S. Charity Auctions.
Purchase tickets for all weekend events
. We can’t wait! here
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