Our Top 3 Lake Chelan Restaurants for Summer

In the wintertime, heaven is a bowl of hot soup — maybe a hearty potato-heavy meal, a huge bowl of rich pasta eaten by the steaming forkful, or even a perfect-in-its-simplicity grilled cheese sandwich. Summer is an entirely different dining ballgame. Some restaurants just cater to the visitor who’s on vacation at the lake and been active all day. So we rounded up our top picks for Lake Chelan restaurants that have those “summery” dishes you’re hoping for. (And that’s not necessarily codeword for “salad,” either.) Continue reading “Our Top 3 Lake Chelan Restaurants for Summer”

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An Introduction to the Lake Chelan American Viticultural Area (AVA)

Although we have produced wine in the Lake Chelan region for more than one hundred years, the Lake Chelan AVA is still relatively new. “AVA” stands for “American Viticultural Area” and is a federally designated region of wine production. This label marks Lake Chelan as one of 238 recognized AVAs, which are approved and regulated for their own unique soils and products.
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