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Knights of the Vine

"KOV Supreme Knight Allen Shoup is often referred to as one of the founding fathers of the Washington wine industry. While CEO of Stimpson Lane, the company put Washington wines on the map by combining state-of-the-art technology with exacting principles of viticulture and enology. During his tenure, he grew the company's revenues from $5 million to $175 million; growth which transformed the industry from 4,000 acres of unsung vineyards into 30,000 acres of world-class viniferous grapes.

Allen began his career in Modesto, California where he reporte do Ernest Gallo..."