The days have started
to get longer and the flower bulbs are budding. Vineyard managers are walking the rows, shears in hand. Around the valley, bottling is in progress. We’re stocking the shelves and getting the tasting counter ready for the busy season. On the lake, eagles fly low over the shore and seem to race the cars on Highway 150. Birds are returning from their winter break and the valley is growing greener every day. 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 Lake Chelan Wine Valley – it's naturally intoxicating.
Sometimes serene other times jamming, Tildio Winery is always at their best. Friends, neighbors and wine club members make Tildio a regular stop and new comers become converts. The patio overlooking Roses Lake seems like the most perfect place in t . . .
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