Auction of Washington Wine Hits New Charity Milestone

The Auction of Washington Wines hit a new milestone during its annual weekend extravaganza of charitable wine events Aug. 15-17. This year, auction events raised more than $4.5 million, exceeding last year’s record $4.1 million. Proceeds benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital and Washington State University’s Viticulture & Enology Program.

“The Washington wine industry and its community are the perfect pair for this annual event, which had a new, palpable energy this year that attracted a vibrant audience, including veteran attendees and newcomers alike,” said AWW Executive Director, Jamie Peha.

On Aug. 15, we attended the Winemaker Picnic & Barrel Auction at Chateau Ste. Michelle. All the Washington wines we tasted at the picnic were terrific, but there was a handful of standouts that really pleased our palates.

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Coming Soon: Auction of Washington Wine Picnic and Barrel Auction

We always have a wonderful time at the Winemaker Picnic & Barrel Auction at Chateau Ste. Michelle, which is the kickoff to the annual summer weekend extravaganza hosted by Auction of Washington Wines.

This incredible non-profit wine event is just around the corner, Aug. 15-17. Focused on elevating awareness of Washington state wines, proceeds benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital and the Viticulture and Enology program at Washington State University.

This August marks the 32nd year of the event, which raised more than $4 million last year, and more than $46 million since 1988.

The highlight for us is always the AWW Picnic & Barrel Auction, and the good news is there are still tickets left. But run, don’t walk, because this is an amazing summer happening every year. We can’t wait!
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Hurry! Tickets Are Going Quickly for Chateau Ste. Michelle’s Summer Concert Series

Run, don’t walk to get your tickets to Chateau Ste. Michelle‘s 35th Summer Concert Series. We go every year. Can’t wait!

The 2019 series hosts 28 concerts with a range of pop, jazz, rock and blues in the winery’s picturesque outdoor amphitheatre. This is a fantastic way to spend a warm evening — a concert at the oldest winery in the state while sipping on award-winning wine in beautiful surroundings. Ah, summer! Continue reading

On Sale Now – Chateau Ste. Michelle 2019 Summer Concert Series

CSM concertSummer must be around the corner because tickets are already on sale for Chateau Ste. Michelle‘s 35th Summer Concert Series.

A concert at the oldest winery in the state pairs music with award-winning wine and beautiful surroundings — and the result is a special experience.
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