2013 Wine Ambassadors

We had the pleasure of pouring wines from these premiere producers at the 2013 Auction. Each ambassador also offered a signature auction package during the live auction.

Oregon

Ron and Lynn Penner-Ash
Penner-Ash Wine Cellars 

Washington

Chris Figgins
Figgins Family Wine Estates/Leonetti Cellar  

California

Nicki Pruss
Stag's Leap Wine Cellars

International

Roberto Stucchi Prinetti
Badia a Coltibuono


Our Past Honorary Wine Ambassadors Include:

Oregon Ambassadors

Isabelle Meunier- Evening Land Vineyards, 2012
Bill Hatcher – REX HILL, 2011
Bill and Cathy Stoller – Stoller Vineyards and Winery, 2010
Grace and Ken Evenstad – Domaine Serene Vineyards & Winery, 2009
Carl and Marilyn Thoma – Van Duzer Vineyards, 2008
Mike Etzel – Beaux Frères, 2007
Harry Peterson-Nedry – Chehalem, 2006
Doug Tunnell – Brick House Vineyards, 2005
Paul & Eileen Gerrie – Cristom Vineyards, 2004
Ken Wright – Ken Wright Cellars, 2003
Ed King III – King Estate, 2002
Bernard & Ronni Lacroute – Willakenzie Estate, 2001
Paul Hart – Rex Hill Vineyards, 2000
Veronique Drouhin-Boss – Domaine Drouhin Oregon, 1999
David Adelsheim – Adelsheim Vineyards, 1998
Bill Fuller – Tualatin Vineyards, 1997
Dick Erath – Erath Vineyards, 1996
Dick Ponzi – Ponzi Vineyards, 1995
Susan Sokol-Blosser – Sokol-Blosser Winery, 1994
Terry Casteel, Marilyn Webb & Patricia Dudley – Bethel Heights Vineyard, 1993

Washington Ambassadors

Greg and Stacy Lill, DeLille Cellars, 2012
Christophe Hedges – Hedges Family Estate, 2011
David O’Reilly – Owen Roe, 2010
Allen Shoup – Long Shadows Vintners, 2009
Casey and Vicky McClellan – Seven Hills Winery, 2008
Norm McKibben – Pepper Bridge Winery, 2007
John Abbott & Ken Harrison – Abeja, 2006
Marty Clubb – L’Ecole Nº 41, 2005
Matthew Loso – Matthews Cellars, 2004
Eric Dunham – Dunham Cellars, 2003
Ted Baseler – Col Solare, 2002
Tom & Anne-Marie Hedges – Hedges Cellars, 2001
Greg Lill – DeLille Cellars, 2000
Mike Januik – Chateau Ste. Michelle, 1999
Gary Hogue – Hogue Cellars, 1998
John Abbott – Canoe Ridge Vineyard, 1997
Rick Small – Woodward Canyon, 1996

California Ambassadors

Ed Sbragia, Sbragia Family Estate, 2012
Dennis Cakebread – Cakebread Cellars, 2011
Cleo Pahlmeyer – Pahlmeyer, 2010
Suzanne Pride Bryan and Stuart Bryan – Pride Mountain Vineyards, 2009
Peter Mondavi, Jr. – Charles Krug Winery, 2008
Pat Kuleto – Kuleto Estate Family Vineyard, 2007
John Jordan – Jordan Vineyard & Winery, 2006
Rich Frank – Frank Family Vineyards, 2005
Harry A. Merlo, Jr. – Lago di Merlo Vineyards & Winery, 2004
Tim Duncan – Silver Oak Cellars, 2003
Joel Aiken – Beaulieu Vineyards, 2002
Garen & Shari Staglin – Staglin Family Vineyard, 2001
Robert & Margrit Mondavi – Robert Mondavi Winery, 2000
Ed Sbragia – Beringer Vineyards, 1999
Koerner Rombauer – Rombauer Vineyards, 1998
Dan Duckhorn – Duckhorn Vineyards, 1997
Justin Meyer – Silver Oak Cellars, 1996
Lindy Novak, Beth Novak-Mikkiken, Pam Starr & Diane Armstrong – Spottswoode Winery, 1995

International Ambassadors

Danilo Drocco- Fontanafredda, Italy, 2012
Marc Perrin – Château de Beaucastel and Perrin & Fils, France, 2011
Ernst Loosen – Dr. Loosen Estate, Germany, 2010
Xavier Barlier – Champagne Louis Roederer, France, 2009
Paul Avery – Ferngrove Vineyards Estate, Australia, 2008
Alexandra Marnier Lapostolle – Casa Lapostolle, Chile, 2007
Lucio Gomiero – Vignalta, Italy, 2006
Riccardo Cotarella – Falesco, Lazio, Italy, 2005
Christian Seely – AXA Millésimes Group, 2004
Win Wilson – Wilson-Daniels, Ltd., 2003
Marchese Piero Antinori – Antinori, Florence, Italy, 2002
Robert Drouhin – Maison Joseph Drouhin, Beaune, France, 1999
Hubert Trimbach – Maison F.E. Trimbach, Ribeauville, France, 1998

 

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