Honorees announced for Washington Wine auctionGood Fruit Grower // May 16, 2014Larry and Dick Olsen (left) and Anne-Marie and Tom Hedges (right) courtesy Auction of Washington Wines.The Auction of Washington Wines named Larry and Dick Olsen, and Tom and Anne-Marie Hedges as honorees for the 27th annual events this summer.Larry and Dick Olsen are the auction’s 2014 Honorary Growers for their over 40 years as growers, establishing Olsen Brothers Vineyards in 1972, which now grows 21 wine grape varietals.Tom and Anne-Marie Hedges are the auction’s 2014 Honorary Vintners. The couple helped found the Red Mountain AVA and has nearly 30 years in the state wine industry.Learn more about the honorees and the events planned to run through August 14-16. Auction of Washington Wines promotes state wines and supports viticulture and enology education though it’s annual wine auctions every August. Share via: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Good Fruit Grower2019-05-29T14:26:56-07:00May 16th, 2014|Good Fruit Grower, News, People, Updates| About the Author: Good Fruit Grower Good Fruit Grower is the essential resource for the tree fruit and grape growing industry. Keep up to date by following us on twitter or signing up for our weekly eFlash newsletter. Related Posts Auction of Washington Wines hosting second annual virtual wine tastings June 18th, 2021| 0 Comments Confirmed sighting of Asian giant hornet in Snohomish County June 17th, 2021| 0 Comments Drew Lyon named interim chair of WSU department of crop and soil sciences June 17th, 2021| 0 Comments Two new AVAs in Washington June 16th, 2021| 0 Comments Michigan Apple Committee elects new officers June 16th, 2021| 0 Comments Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.