The exhibits at the Walter Clore Center support the industry by creating new consumer ambassadors for Washington wine and agriculture every day.
The exhibits include four main installations:
DR. WALTER CLORE TRIBUTE
Visitors will be greeted at the entry by large beautiful birchwood panels with a burnished image of Dr. Clore. Here we introduce the Father of Washington Wine and invite you to taste and explore Washington Wine with us. The exhibit in tribute to Dr. Clore will continue from the entry down the east wall of the Tasting Room. The entry will depict Dr. Clore early in his career and his later years will be shown as visitors move through the space. A selection of Dr. Clore’s carefully cataloged slides are enlarged, framed, and backlit to highlight his years of research. The slides will include his handwritten notes detailing dates, vineyards, and research.
THE ROLLING HILLS
These installations take the form of the rolling hills of Eastern Washington. History and experience is conveyed through graphics and multimedia touch screens allowing guests to dive deeper into the history and connections of the people and the land. The Rolling Hills are a major focus of the exhibits. Here the stories of the people and the history of the land are explored in detail. Two multimedia touch screens allow for interactive, and updateable content. Topics include crops across Washington; climate, topography, and water; a look at wine grapes and juice grapes; and a glimpse inside the winemaking process to name a few.
MAP OF WASHINGTON's AMERICAN VITICULTURE AREAS
Produced out of birchwood, with layers of acrylic depicting each AVA the map helps visitors connect to where the wine they are enjoying originated, and leave better educated about character and characteristics of each growing region.
DONOR RECOGNITION WALL
Design still under development
It is the land and the people of Washington that make the wine and agricultural industries so successful and special. We ask for your support to bring these stories to life.