Founded in 1983, J. Bookwalter Winery has established itself as a premier Washington state winery. Rich with family history, Jerry and Jean Bookwalter created the first wines and ran the business until 1997 when their son, John Bookwalter took over as owner/winemaker. The Bookwalter family roots are deep in agriculture and the Washington wine and viticulture industry. Pulling from the top vineyard sources in the state, Bookwalter creates small lots of high quality wine that consistently receive rave reviews. Several vintages have been awarded top 100 wines of the year honors and 90 point plus Parker ratings. With a solid tradition, an innovative spirit, and a commitment to excellence in winemaking, Bookwalter winery is positioned to fulfill the growing demand for ultra premium wines from Washington State.