The Washington State Wine Commission hired Steve Warner as the new Executive Director. For more information on Mr. Warner’s background, and the unanimous support by the Washington wine industry, read the WSWC press release here, and the WAWGG press release here.
In other news, the Washington wine industry, including both wineries and grape growers, has made a $7.4 million commitment to a new Washington State University Wine Science Center facility. Read the WSU article here, and about the additional contribution by Ste. Michelle Wine Estates here.