​​August 10th TOAST! Industry Awards, August 11th Winemaker Picnic & Barrel Auction,
and August 12th Gala Tickets Now Available


The Auction of Washington Wines, the state’s premier wine auction and one of the nation’s top five charitable wine auctions, releases tickets for its annual August fundraising and industry celebration events.

The Auction of Washington Wines promotes awareness and growth of the Washington wine industry while benefiting the community, with ongoing contributions to three philanthropic partners: Seattle Children’s, Washington State University’s Viticulture and Enology Department, and the auction’s Industry Grant Partner, Vital Wines. Since its inception in 1988, the organization has raised more than $59 million.


The Auction’s summer event schedule includes:

TOAST! Industry recognition dinner and new industry after-party on Thursday, August 10th from 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm. Tickets and more information are available here. Sponsored by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits.

Winemaker Picnic & Barrel Auction on Friday, August 11th from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Tickets and more information are available here. Tickets: Early Bird: $150, General Admission: $175, VIP: $250 (includes one-hour early entry and access to the VIP Tent that is sponsored by PNC Bank).

Auction of Washington Wines Gala and after-party on Saturday, August 12th from 4:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Tickets and more information are available here. Tickets: Individual: $750, table of eight: $6,000. After-party sponsored by PNC Bank.

In addition to the trio of in-person events, the Auction of Washington Wines will host its Gala Online Auction from August 8 through August 12. The Washington wine community gives generously to ensure there is something for everyone included in the annual auction, with unique wine packages, wine-themed items, and winery experiences up for bid. Bidder registration and lot information is available here.


The Auction’s in-person events will be hosted at Chateau Ste. Michelle (14111 NE 145th Street, Woodinville, WA).​

at Chateau Ste. Michelle

Photo Credit: Auctions Of Washington Wines