Auction of Washington Wines Private Barrel Auction

The 3rd Annual Private Barrel Auction takes place Friday, August 18, 2017 at 10am. This live action auction is by invitation only to licensed trade and media professionals. It is an exclusive and rare opportunity to experience and purchase lots from elite Washington winemakers not otherwise available.

This exclusive event begins with a tasting at Novelty Hill – Januik Winery, where the invitees will be able to taste through 20 wine lots and meet the winemakers that crafted them. After the tasting, they will enjoy a luncheon prepared by James Beard Award Winner Chef Seth Fernald paired with a selection of winemakers current releases. Bob Betz, Master of Wine will present a Washington State overview.

After lunch, they cross the street to Chateau Ste Michelle where the real excitement will begin. Wine Barrel Auction Live Bidding will commence with World Renowned Auctioneer Ursula Hermacinski. The day concludes with a sparkling wine post reception.

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WSU Viticulture and Enology programProceeds from the Auction of Washington Wines Private Barrel Auction will benefit the WSU Viticulture and Enology Program.


Date(s) - Aug 18 2017
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Novelty Hill - Januik Winery


Tag(s) Auction of Washington Wine