The Vintners raised $4.2 million dollars, a bit less than the $5 million earned last year, and the roughly $6 million earned in 2014 and 2015. "Had I been the betting type, I would have predicted a higher take this year, given the apparent strength of the economy, and the generally high praise for the 2015 vintage, which most of the lots represented."
62 successful trade bidders, including 12 that had not previously purchased lots, showed their enthusiasm for acquiring the limited-release offerings through fast-paced, energetic paddle-raising that resulted in $4.2 million to support the mission of the NVV
Mercer Canyons Inc. agreed Thursday to a $545,000 settlement in a class action involving farm workers who claimed the wine company failed to tell them about the availability of certain H-2A vineyard jobs
Thanks to the leadership of Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, the Evergreen State leads the nation in Riesling production, more than California, Oregon, New York and Michigan. And Washington's oldest winery bottles more Riesling than any winery in the world - including Germany
Jeff Marchini and others in the Central Valley here bet their farms on the election of Donald J. Trump. His message of reducing regulations and taxes appealed to this Republican stronghold, one of Mr. Trump's strongest bases of support in the state