Washington State Wine Commission
Annual Washington State Wine Awards Recognizes Industry ChampionsRelease Date: January 28, 2014
The 12th Annual Washington State Wine Awards honored the restaurants, retailers, hotels, tourism professionals and distributors whose work has played a vital role in shaping Washington State as both a favored home and destination for those who enjoy outstanding wines.
More than 100 nominations were received, and winners were selected for their impressive menus, innovative educational programs and marketing efforts, as well as their commitment to excellent service. The Washington State Restaurant, Retailer and Tourism Champions of the Year are the most prestigious awards, recognizing industry leaders who show the strongest support for Washington State wine. Meanwhile, the Washington State Wine Grand Award commends individuals and organizations that designate menu and wine list space for Washington State wines while providing ongoing promotion and education.