Washington

Barnard Griffin

Founded in 1983 by Rob and Deborah Griffin, Barnard Griffin is the premier family-owned winery in Washington and an important part of every wine aficionado’s tour of the state’s greatest wineries. Not only does it have a rich winemaking history, one that represents the true pioneering spirit of Washington State wines, but it also takes… Read more »

Christopher Michael Wines

Starting with their childhood escapades with lemonade stands and wood-working shop sales, brothers Eric Christopher and Ryan Michael Harms have long held the spark of entrepreneurial spirit, always scheming their next collaborative business idea. Fast forward more than three decades of brotherly brainstorming, and the pair has created a true family business. The wine business… Read more »

Domaine Magdalena

Maggie Hedges grew up in Northern California and her farther was a wine connoisseur in the 70s, before it was trendy. When Maggie met her husband, Christophe, she loved red wine, but her entire experience was based around California – she knew nothing about Washington State wine. She was virtually a blank slate. Christophe, half… Read more »

Hedges Family Estate

The history of Hedges Family Estate begins in June of 1976, with the marriage of Tom Hedges and Anne-Marie Liégeois in a 12th century church in Champagne, France. The convergence of separate cultural upbringings provides a strong backdrop for creating a modern day, but traditionally inspired wine estate. Ten years after their wedding, an opportunity… Read more »

Long Shadows Vintners

Founded in 2003, Long Shadows is the brainchild of Washington wine luminary Allen Shoup. As President and CEO of Chateau Ste. Michelle and its affiliated wineries, Allen spent 20 years building the reputation of the growing region, in part by forging winemaking partnerships that brought Italy’s Piero Antinori and Germany’s Dr. Ernst Loosen to the… Read more »