J. Bookwalter Wines
Founded by legendary grape grower Jerry Bookwalter in 1983, Bookwalter Winery has a long rich history of producing exceptional wines from some of Washington States finest vineyards. From 1976 until 1982, Jerry successfully managed the largest Vinifera planting grapes in Washington State.
Jerry produced his first wines: Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, and Johannisberg Riesling in 1983. Soon after, he began production of the red wines of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. John Bookwalter, the son of Jean and Jerry Bookwalter, joined the family winery in October of 1997, and now owns and operates the winery.
Today, J. Bookwalter has grown from one of Washington’s oldest wineries into one of the Pacific Northwest’s most recognized boutique wine brands, relying on exceptional vineyards sources and meticulous winemaking to produce some of the world’s finest wines.