Winter is long gone. Girlfriends put on flirty dresses and gather on the patio, the musicians have started showing up for weekend gigs and harvests of green garlic and lettuce find their way to the plate. Join us for Barrel Tasting Weekend and stand shoulder to shoulder with the winemakers of the Valley. We’re in for another great summer and by the looks of our vines, another fantastic growing season. The water’s still bracing but incredibly seductive. Sit by the lake with a picnic or sit gaze out from the patio, glass in hand. Take a walk in the hills or peruse the shops downtown. Whatever you do, pause a moment to look around and take in the beauty of the Chelan Valley – it's naturally intoxicating.
Nefarious Cellars is a bit of a contradiction. The patio overlooking Defiance Vineyard is full of people nestled in colorful chairs, yet it’s a serene scene. The tasting room is packed with visitors but it’s anything but chaotic. Wine is omnipresen . . .
Lake Chelan Winery is famous for it’s fantastic wine, friendly people and its barbecue. It’s often the first place a new comer visits and a regular returns to. The knowledgeable staff is happy to guide you through a complimentary wine tasting and the . . .
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BY PAUL GREGUTT, SEATTLE TIMES: What were mostly new vineyard plantings a few years ago are now in production. With 20 wineries in the region, it is more and more common to see at least some wines so . . .