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.
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 . . .
The walking path that leads you into Karma Vineyards instantly makes you a star. A glass of methode champenoise and a tour of the cave later and you’ll realize that, indeed, you could get used to this life of waterfalls, smiling faces and good eats.
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News from Wine Country
BY RICK STEIGMEYER, THE WINEMAKER'S JOURNAL, WENATCHEE WORLD: 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 . . .