Waterbrook 2014 Merlot wins Washington State Wine Award for best $20-and-under Merlot

Seattle magazine’s Washington State Wine Award winners for 2016 have been announced, and the Waterbrook 2014 Merlot is the winner in the Merlot $20 and under category for its 11th annual judging. In addition, the Waterbrook 2014 Chardonnay was a finalist in the Chardonnay $15 and under category.

Along with Waterbrook’s winning Merlot appearing in its August 2016 issue and seen online with 28 others award winners, your chance to taste these fabulous wines takes place July 22 at Red, White & Brew from 6-10 p.m. at The Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. More information on the event can be found at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/red-white-brew-tickets-24491532834.

Waterbrook Winery is Walla Walla’s fourth founded winery, established in 1984 and led by winemaker John Freeman, a part of the winemaking team since 2003. Freeman masterfully handcrafts wines that are true-to-variety, full of depth and structure, and representative of the Columbia Valley’s best. Today it features a state-of-the-art winery, a tasting room with year-round events, hospitality, and a 187-acre estate vineyard in the Walla Walla Valley AVA.

Seattle magazine’s nominating and tasting panel of local sommeliers and wine industry leaders each year selects the top Washington wines, winemakers and more in this exciting program. Join us at Red, White & Brew to taste the results!

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