The Auction of Washington Wines held its 17th annual "Gift to the Community" celebration on August 26 and 28 at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, Wash. More than 1,200 people attended the Gala and Grand Live Auction on Saturday, which earned $726,702 in live bids and an additional $189,439 in silent auction bids.
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