Enjoy an aerial tour of Ambassador Vineyards on Red Mountain AVA.
Ambassador Wines of Washington produces 100% Estate Grown Washington State wines from our outstanding vineyard. We are committed to making wines of the finest quality that reflect the richness and diversity of the Red Mountain terroir.
Located in Woodinville, Washington.
- Estate bottled premium wines.
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Mike’s wines show the benefit of his obsessive dedication and years of study as well as an artist’s intuition and finely-honed palate. He began his winemaking career as a volunteer cellar rat at Delille Cellars where he was eventually named Assistant Winemaker. In 2008, he became Winemaker at Mark Ryan Winery, where he continues to create world-caliber wines in collaboration with owner Mark McNeilly.
Among their many accolades, Mark Ryan Winery was listed on Wine and Spirits Magazine Top 100 Wineries of the world in 2011. Wine Enthusiast named Mark Ryan Winery a “Rising Star” among Washington cult wines.
Mike began working with Ambassador in 2016, bringing his intense attention to detail and superb palate to some of the finest grapes on Red Mountain.
Dick and his wife Luanne own Boushey Vineyards, currently they grow wine grapes, cherries, apples and juice grapes in the Grandview area and manage vineyards in the Red Mountain AVA. Boushey Vineyards sells wine grapes to 30 different wineries in the state and grow many different varieties of red and white grapes. Dick has been involved with a number of wine and grape industry organizations. He currently serves on the Washington Wine Commission board, the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers board, the Wine Advisory Committee which oversees grape and wine research programs in the state, the Wine Yakima Valley board, the National Grape/Welch's board and numerous other wine oriented organizations.
Dick has been the recipient of several distinguished industry awards; the "Walter Clore Award" from the Washington State Grape Society; "Grower of the Year" Eric Hanson memorial award from the Washington Assoc. of Wine Grape Growers; "Honorary Grower Chair" for Children's Hospital Auction of Washington Wines; "Industry Service Award" from the wine grape growers and the "2007 Grower of the Year" Wine & Spirits Magazine. Dick Boushey has grown wine grapes in the Yakima Valley for over 32 years.
Practices & Techniques
Estate Vineyards / AVA
Sunset Vineyard - Located on Sunset Road, this vineyard has approximately 4 planted acres. Varietals include Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec.
Annex Vineyard - Located adjacent to our Ambassador vineyard. We consider this our "experimental" vineyard and currently have just shy of 2 acres planted with Cabernet Sauvignon close 33 and 34
Winner Best Red Blend: 2011 Estate Envoy
Winner Best Syrah: 2011 Estate Syrah
2014 Vine Arts Blind Tasting Competition
1st Place: 2011 Estate Diplomat
2014 Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition
Double Gold Medal and Best in Class: 2010 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
Silver Medal: 2011 Estate Plenipotentiary Cabernet Sauvignon
Silver Medal: 2011 Estate Diplomat
2014 Seattle Wine Awards
Ambassador once again had a great showing at the Seattle Wine Awards:
Double Gold: 2011 Estate Plenipotentiary Cabernet Sauvignon
Double Gold: 2011 Estate Diplomat
Gold: 2010 Estate Envoy
Gold: 2011 Estate Envoy
Gold: 2011 Estate Syrah
2013 Seattle Wine Awards
Ambassador had a great first showing at the Seattle Wine Awards:
Double Gold: 2010 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
Gold: 2009 Estate Envoy Blend
Gold: 2010 Estate Syrah
Gold: 2010 Estate Diplomat Blend
Cabernet Classic 2012
We had the opportunity to participate in the 2012 Cabernet Classic at the Washington Athletic Club in October. We were pleasantly surprised to receive top honors among the Washington wineries present. Not bad for wines that were just released the night before!
Ambassador Vineyard 2010 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon - 1st Place Best Washington Cabernet Sauvignon
Ambassador Vineyard 2010 Estate "Diplomat" Blend - 2nd Place Best Cabernet Blend