Northwest NEWS

August 12, 2002


Auction of Washington Wines - Aug. 22 &24

The 15th annual Auction of Washington Wines will be held Aug. 22 and 24 at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville. "From the Vineyard to the Glass" honors the state's wine grape growers and raises money for Children's Hospital uncompensated care and the Washington Wine Education Consortium.
   A gourmet picnic is planned for Aug. 22 at 5 p.m. at Ste. Michelle. Tickets are included in the price of the Gala event, but may be purchased separately for $125 per person.
   The black tie Gala will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24, at 4:30 p.m. Featured will be the Grand Live Auction conducted by auctioneers Dick and Sharon Friel and a five course meal prepared by area culinary experts.
   Tickets for the Gala and Picnic are $500 and may be purchased by calling (206) 667-9463.