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Auction of Washington Wines names 2018 honorees

By | March 19th, 2018|In The News|

Washington Natives Recognized as Honorary Vintner and Grower for 2018   Auction of Washington Wines Names Charlie Hoppes of Fidélitas Wines as Honorary Vintner and Marshall Edwards of Quintessence Vineyards as Honorary Grower During WA Wine Month         (L to R: Honorary Vintner Charlie Hoppes of Fidélitas Wines and Honorary Grower Marshall Edwards of Quintessence Vineyards)  SEATTLE (March 19, 2018) – Today the Auction of Washington Wines (AWW) announced its honorees who exemplify leadership in the industry and who’ve [...]

Washington State reports lighter wine grape harvest, excellent quality in 2017

By | March 1st, 2018|Beverage Business, In The News, Wine|

Compound annual growth rate remains steady at 5.4% over a 10-year period Washington State’s wine grape harvest totaled 227,000 tons in 2017, which equated to a 16-percent decrease compared to the record-breaking 2016 harvest of 270,000 tons. Washington State Wine’s annual Wine Grape Crush Report, compiled with information provided by all Washington State wineries, showed that the 2017 harvest was [...]

Auction of Washington Wines Invests in Local Wine Industry

By | February 2nd, 2018|In The News|

Washington State University receives $344,500 for viticulture and enology research; SOS Health Services of Walla Walla receives first Industry Grant for $10,000. The Auction of Washington Wines (AWW) today announced two investments in Washington state’s wine industry. AWW, the single largest private donor to WSU’s Viticulture and Enology research program, is awarding $344,500 to WSU’s wine research program and education, [...]

Bellevue’s First Food Hall Opens in December

By | November 15th, 2017|In The News, In Your Glass, On Your Plate|

When it opens in mid-December, Lincoln South Food Hall will be downtown Bellevue’s first multi-faceted culinary collection to provide an elevated, quick serve alternative to many of the city’s full-service restaurants. For those who work nearby or live downtown, they’ll be able to start the morning with locally roasted, small batch coffee from Dote Coffee Bar by owner Sarah Doud or a [...]

Auction of Washington Wines Names 2017 Honorees

By | May 2nd, 2017|In The News, NW Stir, Wine|

The Auction of Washington Wines is pleased to announce the lineup of honorees for its 30th anniversary weekend of events August 17-19, 2017. Sparkman Cellars is Honorary Vintner, Tom Merkle is Honorary Grower and Thomas Matthews, Executive Editor of Wine Spectator, is the 2017 Honorary Chair. The role of Honorary Chair is reserved for leaders in the field of wine who have demonstrated a [...]

Budd Gould Awarded Executive Excellence Award

By | February 10th, 2017|In The News, On Your Plate, Uncategorized|

Budd Gould, founder and president of Anthony's Restaurants has been awarded the 2017 Executive Excellence Award in the CEO of the Year category from Seattle Business Magazine. The Executive Excellence Awards program recognizes select Washington state senior executives who have demonstrated extraordinary, consistent leadership in guiding their companies or not-for-profit organizations to success. Gould's dedication to the strategic growth of Anthony’s [...]