Sun Mountain Lodge’s Don Elsing Invited to Judge Wine Competition


Don Elsing, Wine Director at Sun Mountain Lodge, was invited as a judge at the 2nd Annual Great Northwest Wine Competition at the Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River, Oregon, this past week.  150 Wineries from Washington, Oregon & Idaho have submitted over 900 wines. Winning wines information is here.

Under Don Elsing’s leadership, Sun Mountain Lodge has received numerous awards for its long and impressive wine list. The Wine Cellar at Sun Mountain contains one of the most extensive resort wine collections in the Pacific Northwest: 3,500 bottles and over 420 labels from Washington state. Recent awards include the 2013 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and the 2014 Washington Wine Grand Award given by the Washington Wine Commission.

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