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.
When planning a trip to Rio Vista, pack a little bit of will power. Once you arrive and look down the sloping lawn onto the river, you won’t want to leave. It’s a place that engenders languid ease – exactly what you want on a day off.
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SUNSET WINE EDITOR SARA SCHNEIDER discovers the sophisticated side of Washington’s summer playground, where sandcastles and jet skis are making way for (really good) wine. . .