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Jones of Washington Winery Named “MVP” by Washington State Wine Awards

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August 8th – Jones of Washington’s Quincy Tasting Room received a special visit from Christopher Chan, Executive Director of Seattle Wine Awards, presenting the winery with the 2023 MVP Award.

Washington State Wine Awards selects one Washington State winery annually to receive this prestigious honor. The award states “The ‘Most Valuable Producer’ award is given in recognition of 20+ vintages of consistently crafting wines with excellence, accolades and appeal, we celebrate Jones of Washington and Winemaker Victor Palencia for their commitment in showcasing the best in Washington State wine.”

Jones of Washington is a family-owned winery, with estate vineyards located along the Columbia River within two American Viticultural Areas — Wahluke Slope and Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley in central Washington State. 

In 1997, Quincy farmer Jack Jones entered the world of viticulture by planting a variety of vineyards on the Wahluke Slope. Jones of Washington winery was established in 2001, releasing its first wine, a 2001 Merlot in 2003. 

Twenty years later, Jones of Washington continues to care for its vineyards like family members, each offering a unique character, resulting in a superlative collection of artisan wines with distinct personalities. 

Led by winemaker Victor Palencia, Jones will present over 20 varietals of award-winning wines in 2023. They can be purchased in Jones’ tasting rooms at the Quincy Public Market and Wenatchee Pybus Public Market. Select Jones wines are also available on their website and in retail establishments.

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