The Auction of Washington Wines (AWW), Washington state’s only nonprofit wine event that has been around for 32 years, today recognized Chris Gorman of Gorman Winery as its 2019 Honorary Vintner and Scott Williams of Kiona Vineyards as its 2019 Honorary Grower. The individuals were selected because they exemplify leadership in the industry and have made significant contributions to the Washington wine community. These honorary positions are peer-nominated and reserved for leaders who deeply invest in and positively impact the Washington state wine community.
Due to freezing temperatures across the country, we are currently holding packages to preserve the integrity of the wine. (If you’ve ever put a bottle in the freezer to chill quickly for 20 minutes, but forgotten about the bottle for four hours, you’ll understand why.)
We’ve had bottles freeze en-route to Arazona, so it’s not always about the destination temperatures. Mostly we’re watching the shipping route of these packages.
We do check the weather each Monday to confirm which areas are safe to ship. Once your package is ready, we will generate a shipping label and you will
92 Points – The Wine Spectator
“Bold yet polished, with blueberry, crushed stone and black olive flavors that build toward big but refined tannins. Drink now through 2025.”
-Tim Fish, The Wine Spectator
93 Points – Wine Spectator
“Burly yet polished, with well-built black cherry, crushed stone and bay leaf flavors that build momentum toward refined tannins. Drink now through 2026.”