The 2017 Party + Auction raised over $145,000 for Washington Wine Industry Foundation (WWIF) programs, which strengthen the industry by advancing research, education, and leadership.
Over 300 Washington wine industry movers and shakers celebrated WWIF’s work and supported the future of Washington wine while enjoying casino games, live music, a reception style dinner, hosted wine from premier Washington wineries, and silent and live auctions. Auction items included international cruises and trips, exclusive winemaker dinners with industry legends, and much more.
The event was made possible by sponsors Northwest Farm Credit Services, Wine Press Northwest, Moss Adams LLP, Arbor Crest Vineyards, Karma Vineyards, Powers, Reininger Vineyards, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Stoel Rives LLP, Bleyhl Farm Service, Coefficient Consulting, Conover Insurance, Davis Wright Tremaine, Gamache Ag Services, Lydig, Oregon Vineyard Supply, Peha Promotions, TricorBraun Winepak, Basin Pacific Insurance, Pepper Bridge, and Washington Wine Technical Group.
The Foundation’s mission is to strengthen the future of the Washington wine industry. WWIF facilitates funding to address the industry’s needs and opportunities through strong partnerships and strategic program and project management.
WWIF Scholarships (2017/2018 Applications Due March 15, 2017)
Bill Powers Sabbatical (2017/2018 Applications Due May 1, 2017)