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John Bookwalter

Auction of WA Wines Picnic: Rainy Nights

by Shona Milne on August 18, 2009

  Greg Lill certainly picked a good day for his big birthday. What a party! The sun was out when I arrived at Chateau Ste. Michelle  for the Auction of Washington Wines Picnic  to benefit Children’s Hospital and then the weather changed. The dark clouds rolled in and it started to sprinkle and people mostly seemed undisturbed. It […]


I attended the 11th Homeward Pet  Benefit Auction & Dinner on Saturday night at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront. It looked like there was a very good turnout. There were a number of items representing our local winemakers & brewmaster: DiStefano, Woodhouse Family Cellars, Columbia Winery, Redhook Brewery, Covington Cellars, Edmonds Winery, J. Bookwalter, Betz,  DeLille Cellars, […]


Two Celebrations: Birthday Party & Release Party

by Shona Milne on April 27, 2009

I had a busy Friday night which started off at a birthday party for newly added Consulting Executive Chef, Missy Will, at Woodhouse Family Cellars. They were pouring Tempranillo and La Vie en Rouge Red Blend from their Kennedy Shah label. The food was amazing as you can see from my pictures. I think I went […]