It sneaks up on us, but spring is here. The first sign is the Balsamroot, which dots the hills in yellow flowers. The birds are chirping, the days are longer and there’s even an afternoon or two of alfresco dining. It’s the month of Chelan Nouveau, where you can taste the new releases of fantastic whites and future award winners. Stand on the patio and lean into the sun. The shadows are still soft and the tasting rooms still calm, but not for long. Take a walk in the hills or sit on the deck and gaze at the lake. Whatever you do, pause a moment to look around and take in the beauty of the Chelan Valley – it's naturally intoxicating.
What winery could exemplify the nature of this valley more than Chelan Estate Winery? Since the 1990’s, Chelan Estate’s passion, hard work and a constant willingness to approach wine based on harvest and not on formula has been the epitome of the agr . . .
At Benson Vineyards, you’ll experience the thrill of a Tuscan villa and the down to earth attitude of a hard working family. Take a seat on the deck and feel like you own the lake or carry a cheese plate down to the lawn for a luxurious snack. Bring . . .