The Washington Wine Industry Foundation raised more than $145,000 at its Feb. 8 fundraiser event in Kennewick, Washington. The foundations supports the wine industry by advancing research, education, and leadership. washington-wine-industry-foundation

More than 300 people involved in the Washington wine industry attended the event, made possible by support from Northwest Farm Credit Services, Wine Press Northwest, Moss Adams LLP, Arbor Crest Vineyards, Karma Vineyards, Powers, Reininger Vineyards, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Stoel Rives LLP, Bleyhl Farm Service, Coefficient Consulting, Conover Insurance, Davis Wright Tremaine, Gamache Ag Services, Lydig, Oregon Vineyard Supply, Peha Promotions, TricorBraun Winepak, Basin Pacific Insurance, Pepper Bridge, and Washington Wine Technical Group.

The Foundation’s mission is to strengthen the future of the Washington wine industry. WWIF facilitates funding to address the industry’s needs and opportunities through strong partnerships and strategic program and project management.