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WA Wine Awards entries, nominations and RSVP’s OPEN!

Washington State Wine is rewarding businesses and individuals for their continuing support of Washington State wines. Restaurants and retails are the reason why Washington wines are turning heads and capturing attention and praise. Impressive menus, educational programs, marketing efforts and excellent service play a vital role in growing interest in Washington State wines.

The Washington State Restaurant, Retailer and Tourism Champions of the Year are the most prestigious awards, while the Washington State Wine Grand Award seeks to commend those individuals and organizations that designate menu and wine list space for Washington wines and provide continual promotion, sales and education of Washington wines.

Other awards honor special categories such as Sommelier of the Year, Best Wine Event featuring Washington Wine, and the Walter Clore Honorarium which is given to an individual who has demonstrated dedication to the advancement of the Washington wine industry. The Peoples’ Choice Awards recognize the Retail Salesperson, Distributor, Tourism Concierge and Distributor Salesperson of the Year voted on and chosen by you, the members of the Washington State wine industry. Judges evaluate restaurants, individuals and organizations on a variety of criteria, including wine list, service and staffing, promotions and overall wine philosophy.

The 2015 Washington State Wine Awards showcase your support for Washington State and your commitment to superior quality wines.

To submit an entry for your business: Click Here

To nominate a business or individual: Click Here

To RSVP to attend the Jan. 26 awards ceremony: Click Here

Deadline to submit entries & nominations: NOVEMBER 14, 2014

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