New Woodward Canyon Cab to help children in need

By on January 21, 2013
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The Woodward Canyon Winery 2010 Artist Series Cabernet Sauvignon will help children with cystic fibrosis.

LOWDEN, Wash. – One of Washington’s oldest and most highly acclaimed wineries is giving back.

Woodward Canyon Winery in the Walla Walla Valley is featuring artwork by Taras Lesko that owners Darcey and Rick Small purchased at the annual Auction of Washington Wines. The artwork is featured on Woodward Canyon’s newly released 2010 Artist Series Cabernet Sauvignon.

The auction benefits Children’s Hospital in Seattle, and this particular artwork, which features 65 handmade paper roses, is dedicated to those who live with cystic fibrosis. The artwork was created in part by the Cramer family, whose children Christalin and Josiah have cystic fibrosis.

Part of the proceeds from this wine, which retails for $54, will be donated back to Children’s Hospital to support children with cystic fibrosis.

About Woodward Canyon

Woodward Canyon Winery was started in 1981 and is the second-oldest winery in the Walla Walla Valley. Founder Rick Small is best known for his suave Cabernet Sauvignons, of which he makes no fewer than four now with winemaker Kevin Mott.

Woodward Canyon’s Cabs also are some of the most cellar-worthy in Washington.

About Andy Perdue

Andy Perdue is the editor and publisher of Great Northwest Wine. He is a third-generation journalist who has worked at newspapers since the mid-1980s and has been writing about wine since 1998. He co-founded Wine Press Northwest magazine with Eric Degerman and served as its editor-in-chief for 15 years. He is a frequent judge at international wine competitions. He is the author of "The Northwest Wine Guide: A Buyer's Handbook" (Sasquatch, 2003) and has contributed to four other books. He writes about wine for The Seattle Times. You can find him on Twitter and .

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