Lynn and Ron Penner-Ash, who founded acclaimed Penner-Ash Wine Cellars, were among the honorees at the 26th Oregon Pinot Noir Auction Weekend for ¡Salud! (Photo by Andréa Johnson Photography/Courtesy of Trellis Growth Partners)

“NEWBERG, Ore. — Winemaking luminaries Lynn and Ron Penner-Ash and Rollin Soles shared the spotlight as the ¡Salud! 26th Oregon Pinot Noir Auction Weekend raised $830,000 to provide healthcare for vineyard workers.

“This was our second-highest generating auction ever, and we are very thankful for the generous contributions of our donors, sponsors and hosts who made this weekend event possible,” Pat Dukes of Dukes Family Vineyards, ¡Salud! Steering Committee Co-Chair, stated in a news release. “The funds raised will allow ¡Salud! to continue to provide health services to our vineyard workers and their families, who are the cornerstone of our wine industry.””

Thank you to Eric Degerman and Great Northwest Wine for this feature highlighting the successful 2017 events!