Chateau Ste. Michelle, Washington State’s founding winery, will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year with a commemorative cabernet sauvginon bottling, library wine releases, special events, a visitor center expansion among other highlights. The winery was the first to introduce international wine partners to Washington, including Piero Antinori of Tuscany, Ernst Loosen of Germany and Michel Gassier and Phillippe Cambie of France. Chateau Ste. Michelle wines are sold in all 50 states and more than 100 countries.