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Rootwood Cidery

Although Rootwood Cider’s tasting rooms in Manson are relatively new, their presence in the Chelan Valley is not. The extended Koenig family settled first in Wenatchee in the nineteen teens before coming to Manson in the 1920s to own orchards and grow fruit. Today, they’ve expanded their agricultural know-how to include hard cider, and they’ve involved the entire family in the process. Jim and Cheryl Koenig own 50+ acres of…

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Lisa Bee’s

Lisa Stanton had a vision: it included authentic people, quality ingredients, and a place where families could all go to enjoy themselves. Her vision became Lisa Bee’s. Lisa Bee's Five years ago, Lisa and her husband Nick bought an existing fruit stand north of East Wenatchee on Highway 97/Highway 2. Lisa was looking for a new business opportunity after working as a dental hygienist. Although she loved the work, she…

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Vegan, Vegetarian and Traditional Meaty Mexican Food at Adrian’s Cuisine

In January 2019, Adrian Samaniego’s lifelong dream came true when he and his wife opened Adrian’s Cuisine on South Mission Avenue. The brightly painted cheery interior to Wenatchee’s newest Mexican restaurant is the culmination of Adrian and his wife Bianca’s hard work in a number of jobs throughout Mexico and the U.S., learning skills that ultimately helped them create a restaurant full of delicious food that’s clearly made with a…

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We are still here.

I was born and raised here in the Wenatchee Valley & now deeply rooted. We have chose to raise our family here and have launched several businesses. It was not uncommon to be singled out as the only Native American in school. Curiosity about the Indigenous culture and if there are any Native Americans still alive, are common questions I am asked. Yes, we are still here. I am a…

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Schnitzel Boys

A Recipe For Success: Fresh Local Produce and Bread, Good Coffee and The Perfect Biscuit When Noah and Lindsey Dahlstrom moved to Leavenworth from the Seattle area, they found business space before they even had a place to live. Noah had grown up in Marblemount on Highway 20, and knew he wanted to live in another mountain town. The couple did some research and settled on Leavenworth, with its strong…

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Independent Cider

Independent Cider (IC) is one of very few cider makers in North Central Washington focusing exclusively on making hard cider with pears. Their product is called perry – a cider made completely with fermented pear juice as its base. Although perry is a fairly new product to many, its roots stretch back to a long tradition that started in Europe, especially in the United Kingdom and France. IC is the…

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NCW Ciders

Cider is a relatively new up and coming industry in an area ripe for the picking. North Central Washington has been an agricultural center for apples for more than 100 years; add in the other fresh fruit the region offers – pears, cherries, etc. – and you’ve got the perfect place for a cider industry to take hold and expand. Here are some of the cideries and cider makers to…

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Mission Ridge returning to 7-Day-A-Week Schedule for 2019/2020 Season

For the first time in almost 20 years Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort is returning to a 7 day-a-week operating schedule for the 2019-2020 winter season. “We are very excited to be offering additional opportunities for guests to come up and enjoy the mountain,” said Mission Ridge Marketing Director Tony Hickok. “We really see this as a tremendous benefit to local skiers and riders in the Wenatchee Valley who…

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McGlinn’s: Delicious Food with a Big Helping of Authenticity

Every morning at 5 a.m., three cooks arrive at McGlinn’s in downtown Wenatchee to start prepping. That’s the only way they have the time to make the food from scratch to be sure it’s ready when doors open at 11 a.m. for lunch and later for dinner. McGlinn’s has a wide range of food choices that could be considered a modern, high quality twist on traditional American fare, including wood-fired…

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Why You Should Get Married in NCW

  It is no wonder North Central Washington has become a hot spot for young couples to say “I do”.  The surrounding majestic mountains, lakeside views, picturesque wineries, high desert sunsets, and an average 300 days of sunshine per year in NCW has made this region a sought after venue to get married, honeymoon, AND for guests to have an amazing  get-away. Only 2.5 hours away from Seattle or Spokane,…

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