Our News

Nov 23 2021

Save the Date

Club Member Holiday Party - December 11, 12PM-4PM


Oct 11 2021

Red Willow Retrospective

On Thursday, October 14, 4PM (PDT), Avennia winemaker Chris Peterson and managing partner Marty Taucher joined Mike and Jonathan Sauer, the father/son team responsible for the iconic Red Willow Vineyard, for an informative virtual chat about the vineyard and more.


Aug 10 2021

Avennia Acquires Tapteil Vineyard

An Estate Vineyard on Red Mountain


Jun 25 2021

All Things Avennia: Rosé Day!

A look at the wine trend that won’t quit! How it’s made (trickier than you think) and where some of the greatest rosés in the world come from.


May 26 2021

All Things Avennia: New Varietals Support Group 2.0

Back at it again! Grab a wine made from a grape you’ve never had before, and we’ll be there to guide you through it.


May 17 2021

All Things Avennia: Lacey Lybeck Interview

This week we are joined by vineyard manager at Sagemoor Farms, Lacey Lybeck, to discuss what’s happening in the vineyard right now! This is your chance to ask a real expert about what goes on in the vineyard during this crucial time for the vine.


May 10 2021

All Things Avennia: Erica Orr Interview

Eli interviews one of the most exciting winemakers in the WA wine industry today about her eponymous label, the science lab she runs, and a mutual love of musical theater.


May 1 2021

All Things Avennia: Pairings with Chris Horn

Sommelier, author, and wine and food pairing pro Chris Horn joins to introduce the concept of “Mind Mouth” and discuss what pairs with our new releases, Oliane, La Perle, and L’Égerie Rosé


Apr 28 2021

All Things Avennia: Climate Change and Wine

How is the changing climate affecting wine areas around the globe and here in Washington? What steps are being taken to adjust to this new reality? On Earth Day, we’ll take a look at what growers and winemakers are facing in the months, years, and decades to come.


Apr 19 2021

All Things Avennia: Marty Taucher Interview

What is it like to transition from the tech world into wine? How are lasting and meaningful relationships cultivated with customers? With growers? What lessons have been learned along the way that have contributed to Avennia's success? This guy should know… (Plus bonus Library wine tasting, and 10th Anniversary vintage announcement)


Apr 12 2021

All Things Avennia: Sparkling Wine

Champagne, Prosecco, Cava, Franciacorta, Sekt, Crémant d’Alsace, Moscato d’Asti, Cap Classique, Blanquette de Limoux, Bugey-Cerdon… What do they have in common? Bubbles…


Apr 5 2021

All Things Avennia: Wine Fraud and Sour Grapes

A short history of wine fraud, and a review/discussion on the documentary Sour Grapes (available to rent on Prime and Apple TV).


Apr 1 2021

All Things Avennia: WA Wine and Music Pairings with Chris Peterson

For the last year, we’ve included a musical/album pairing with all of our new releases--a fun way to think of pairing wines with something other than food! For this session, we paired all of our current wines with musicians/bands from Washington State.


Mar 25 2021

All Things Avennia: Yakima Valley AVA

First in a series of the many American Viticultural Areas for wine growing in Washington. We thought the best place to start was with the first AVA in WA- Yakima Valley.


Mar 15 2021

All Things Avennia: Washington Wine Pioneers

Session Eight: March 11, 4:30 PM (PST) A survey of the original pioneers of the wine industry in Washington State, as well as current pioneers, pushing the boundaries in 2021!


Mar 12 2021

All Things Avennia Upcoming Topics

Check out what's coming in the next couple of months, and join Eli on Thursdays at 4:30PM (PDT).


Mar 8 2021

All Things Avennia: Library Tasting of '13 Sestina & '13 Valery

Session Seven: March 4, 4:30 PM (PST) In celebration of our upcoming release, we look back at these wines released 5 years ago. If you have these in your cellar, pop one open and we’ll celebrate together. Don’t have these specific wines? Grab any wine over 7 years old and we’ll talk about how wines change over time.


Mar 1 2021

All Things Avennia: Wine Bottles

Session Six: February 25, 4:30 PM (PST) The history and science behind glass bottles used to store wine. We’ll also cover proper storage and handling while serving.


Feb 22 2021

All Things Avennia: New Varietals Support Group

Session Five: February 18, 4:30 PM (PST) Never tried Roussanne before? Always wondered what Nebbiolo is all about? What grape/blends have you never tried before? Open one up (I’ll do the same) and we’ll talk about these grapes in real time!