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Wine industry brings new life to Manson

The Wenatchee World by Rick Steigmeyer
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Kludt Family Winery 2012 Cougar Ridge Reserve Merlot Review

Wapato Point Cellars winemaker Jonathon Kludt also heads up this label under the name of his family, who in 2000 launched Chelan County’s first bonded winery. Cougar Ridge has been featured as a single-vineyard Merlot bottling for several years, including under the Wapato Point brand, and this latest vintage is especially enticing. It spent 26 months in Hungarian oak, which allows for aromas of minty chocolate chip, black currant, blackberry an...
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Small Washington wineries find their niche

  Published by Seattle Time, Pacific Northwest Magazine  BY BRIAN J. CANTWELL
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A taste of the lake

SKIP AWAY TO THE SUNNY SHORES OF LAKE CHELAN WHERE A VIBRANT WINE CULTURE IS UNFOLDING Published by Tasting Room Magazine  BY JOHN VITALE
[LAKE CHELAN, WASHINGTON: Campbell's Resort on Lake Chelan in Washington includes 1,200 feet of lake frontage.] *** []

Seattles secret is out Lake Chelan

IF YOU LIVE IN SEATTLE OR SPOKANE, LAKE CHELAN IS YOUR SUMMER GO-TO SPOT. BEST OF ALL, FEW CALIFORNIANS KNOW OF IT. BUT THAT'S ABOUT TO CHANGE. Published by Los Angeles Times  BY CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS [cap...
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Best of the best: Results of the 2012 platinum judging

BEST OF THE BEST: RESULTS OF THE 2012 PLATINUM JUDGING Published by Wine Press Northwest  BY ANDY PERDUE AND ERIC DEGERMAN
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Lake Chelans fast growing wine history

WINEMAKER'S JOURNAL BLOG Published May 4, 2012 by Wenatchee World  BY RICK STEIGMEYER   It was only by coincidence that I got a call from Bob Christopher this week the day before I was heading up to Manson to interview for a Foothills magazine story on Benson Vineyards Estate Winery. Christoph...
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The charm of Lake Chelan

LAKE CHELAN CALLS ITSELF A BOATER’S PARADISE, AND ONE LOOK AT THE LAKE THE TOWN IS NAMED FOR WILL CONVINCE ANY VISITOR THAT’S TRUE. Published May 4, 2012 by Yakima Magazine  BY ROBIN SALTS BECKETT   Lake Chelan calls itself a boater’s paradise, and one look at the lake the town is named for will convince any visitor ...
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Washington wine country for the insider

EXPLORING FOUR SCENIC HAVENS FOR WINE, FOOD AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES IN THE UNSPOILED PACIFIC NORTHWEST. Published on Apr 26, 2012 by Wine Enthusiast Magazine  BY PAUL GREGUT
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Washington State University visits Lake Chelan wine valley

LAKE CHELAN WINE TOUR OFFERS CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR WINEMAKERS & GROWERS Published on Jan 24, 2012 by Washington State University  BY BOB HOFFMANN “You need a lifetime or more to learn everything about winemaking,” said Judy Phelps, standing among plastic tubs and oak casks containing grapes at various stages of becoming wine. Phelps, winemaker at Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards in Chelan, Washington, was sharing some of ...