February 11th & 12th – 18th & 19th
CELEBRATE THE MONTH OF LOVE WITH ARTISAN WINE & CHOCOLATE PAIRINGS
For two weekends in February, the Lake Chelan Wine Valley hums with couples on romantic retreats and friends gather for a much needed winter getaway. Our tasting rooms fill with smiling faces and the sound of surprised delight at each taste of red wine and chocolate.
Romance, limousine rides, library wines, chocolate, wine… For nine days, immerse yourself in all things love!
Come join us and try out some of our favorite chocolates from Judy’s Manson Sweet Shop just down the hall. Hand selected by the winemaker and our staff to accompany their favorite red wine. Well maybe a couple of white wines too! See which one is your favorite or for that special someone. Cheers!
Benson Vineyards Estate Winery
Red Wine and Chocolate Weekends we will offer complimentary tasting served with Oh! Chocolate’s dark chocolate caramels infused with Benson Ruby Port.
C R Sandidge Wines
“Salty & Sweet Tasting” over both Red Wine & Chocolate weekends. This is a pairing of our Devil’s Smoke Stack Port wine and several blue cheeses. We will also offer complimentary assorted artisan chocolates for pairing with our red wines.
Come and try our 2014 Caislén an Papa, a traditional French Chateaunuf du Papé style blend of Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah, Cinsault, Counoise paired with a French style Brandy Cherry & Cinnamon truffle made by Intrigue Chocolates crafted specifically to pair with this wine.
Chelan Estate Winery
This is your chance to broaden your palate tasting delicious wines of the Chelan Valley. Your tasting will include our 2010 Chelan Estate Pinot Noir, a double gold medal wine. You will also sip on our soon to be released 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon. To complement your 5 wine flight we are serving decadent truffles from the Johnsons Candy Company, chocolatiers since the mid 20’s. Choose the dark chocolate or raspberry dark chocolate truffle while sipping our red wines. Cheers!
Fielding Hills Winery
On Red Wine and Chocolate weekends, indulge in a glass of world class Fielding Hills wine and locally handmade Belgian chocolates. Red Wine and Chocolate weekends at Fielding Hills Winery will feature two tasting options for guests. Guests will have a choice between our “Signature Tasting” featuring our currently available premium red wines or our “Chocolate Flight” of library wines each paired with exceptional handmade, local chocolate. We ask groups of 7 or more make a reservation to ensure personal service 509-888-WINE
A wonderful weekend around the valley to celebrate red wine, chocolate and those whom you love. At Karma come enjoy our full tasting room bar compliment of reds, whites and sparkling as well as Karma’s very own Bad Granny Hard Cider. We will feature our 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon and a carving station of beautiful blocks of Callebaut Belgian Dark and White Chocolates. Looking for a special way to enjoy your Valentine? Our February 11th Valentine dinner with your sweetheart is the perfect way to celebrate. Tickets and information available at goodkarmawines.com.
Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards
Love chocolate, love wine? Well then, be here for this event! You deserve the sinful pleasure of tasting gourmet chocolate paired individually with our wines as selected by Judy Phelps, our winemaker, to delight your senses! As always, this is complimentary with your tasting.
Lake Chelan Winery
Indulge in decadent Red Wines, and devour delicious goodies dipped in our famous Belgian Chocolate Fountain!
Join us at MVP Vintners for a decedent tasting experience. Selected gourmet chocolates individually paired with each of our wines by Pete Mathews. Some tantalizing choices include pineapple, arabica and chili dark chocolates. We’ll be featuring our double gold 2014 Vino Secreto Syrah along with our other world class wines. Live music February 18th starting at 3pm featuring Manson’s own Jeffrey Vanderholm. Happy Valentine’s Day!
At Napeequa Vintners we’ll have a little something for everyone: Our 2015 ¡Chica!, an off-dry Riesling, will be paired with Lake Chelan Artisan Bakery’s gorgeous Raspberry Oat bar and of course… their heavenly, fudge-like brownie will rub shoulders with our 2014 Grill Thrill. Start your Whole 30 Diet after this event!
One Wines Inc
We will be pairing ALL of our wines individually with the perfect sweet. You will also have the opportunity to taste our not yet released 2013 One Red Wine. This wine is scheduled to be released in 2018 so now is your chance to taste our next One Red. Cheers!
Rio Vista Wines
Please visit us during the second and third weekends of February to celebrate Lake Chelan’s Red Wine and Chocolate festivities. Rio Vista Wines has hand selected 5 award winning wines to be paired with 5 unique delectable chocolates.
Rocky Pond Winery
Come help us celebrate, Rocky Pond owner, Michelle Dufenhorst’s birthday during Red Wine & Chocolate! Enjoy an extended tasting featuring a beautifully handmade bon bon from Wow Chocolates to pair with our estate-grown Double D Vineyard Syrah, with a bonus of our new sparkling wine, Domaine CheValle! This tasting flight will be $14, with a refunded $10 on a bottle purchase.
Siren Song Vineyard Estate and Winery
Visit the Siren Song Vineyard Estate and Winery for wine and dessert pairings. Our Siren in the Kitchen, Holly Brown, prepares handmade confections, including her popular “Chocolate Cherry Cordials” and “French Macaron Cookie Trios” paired with Siren Song’s European style wines. We offer food pairings as well, including artisan pizza and a variety of rustic style shared plates. We’re open Friday’s and Saturday’s 12pm – 7pm, and Sunday’s noon 12pm – 5pm. Happy Valentine’s Day!
Tildio Winery & Vineyard
We are pairing Spokandy, Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Clusters with out New Release 2012 Cabernet! Come enjoy the intimate setting of our winery for some local chocolates and small production wines. Red Wine and Chocolate Dinner – February 18th 6:30 pm
“Una Noche de Amor Latino” an evening with The Dinner Whisperer. Savor a delicious evening of dinner delights with a Latin-inspired menu prepared by Chef Laura Taylor, The Dinner Whisperer. In conjunction with Red Wine & Chocolate weekend, Laura has thoughtfully-designed a menu incorporating chocolate elements with each course to pair with our wines.
Lake Chelan’s largest and most celebrated estate winery has a full schedule of wine tasting, complimentary chocolates from Sorrento’s award winning pastry chef, Alex Thompson, Valentine lunch and dinner at the acclaimed Sorrento’s Ristorante featuring specialties of executive chef Chris Thompson and music by the incredible Mac Potts on Saturday and Sunday, February 18 and 19th . Friday February 17 Sorrento’s Ristorante hosts a special five course wine pairing dinner featuring Tsillan Cellars award winning wines with specialties from four regions of Italy. Saturday February 11th Tsillan Cellars and Sorrento’s will host the Firelight Gala an elegant evening of dining, auctions, dancing and music by Waterdog
Tunnel Hill Winery
We will pairing our delicious Estate grown reds with handmade artisan chocolate truffles!
Vin Du Lac Winery & Bistro
During Lake Chelan’s upcoming Red Wine and Chocolate weeks The Bistro at Vin du Lac is presenting four special gourmet dinners for lovers of creative food, wine, chocolate, and each other! The Bistro will be decked out in candle-lit romantic rose petal red, with soft, live guitar music presented throughout the evening. The amazing gourmet 7-course dinners will feature chocolate in some way in every dish, each with a different wine pairing, including a glass of bubbly to begin the evening so lovers can toast each other.
Wapato Point Cellars & The Winemaker’s Grill
Visit us to sip on our fabulous Red Wines and Nibble on something Chocolatey!
First up in February are two palate-rich, hedonistic weekends celebrating Cupid’s finest work, a match made in Heaven: Red Wine & Chocolate. Throughout the Lake Chelan Wine Valley, wineries pair their best red wines with a selection of chocolates, and we guarantee that our pairings are the best! And to be sure we’re the best, we go the extra mile to bring in local chocolate artisan and their exquisite decadence. We have chocolate salted caramels, black and white truffles, and fruit and nut mendiants with heart-shaped cacao, hot chocolate and much, much more!