Westport Winery wins Double Gold at Seattle Wine Awards


Westport Winery earned a Grand Award of Excellence at the 2014 Seattle Wine Awards in May.

Several of the Westport’s wines earned medals, as well.

Their vineyard Maritime Moscato, made with grapes from Upland Vineyards in the Snipes Mountain, earned a double gold medal in the sparkling wine division. A portion of the proceeds from this wine benefits the Northwest Carriage Museum in Raymond. Darryl Easter painted the watercolor featured on this label.

The winery’s 2012 Shorebird Chardonnay with grapes from Airfield Estates in the Yakia Valley earned a gold medal. This wine benefits the Grays Harbor Audubon Society. Susan Fishburn (affectionately known as the Bird Nerd) captured the photograph of the Marbled Godwit featured on this label.

Surfer’s Syrah, also earned a gold medal at this prestigious international competition. The 2011 vintage features grapes from Discovery Vineyards in the Horse Heaven Hills. This vineyard is owned and managed by Milo and Kay May. The South Beach EMS benefits from this wine which features a photo of winery co-owner Blain Roberts surfing on Maui in the 1970s.

The winery also received a coveted Certificate of Excellence this week from Trip Advisor based upon their guests’ evaluation of their products, service and commitment to quality.

For more information contact Westport Winery at 360-648-2224 or visit the website at www.westportwinery.com.

 

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