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Royal Slope is Washington’s newest American Viticultural Area

Royal Slope is the newest American Viticultural Area (AVA) in Washington. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) published the final rule for Royal Slope today, September 2, 2020, to officially define it as a designated wine grape-growing region. “Many of our wineries and grape growers have been championing the terroir of Royal Slope for a long time, so it’s thrilling for them to be able to put…

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Share Your #NCWlove & #VisitWenatchee Stories & Support the Wenatchee Valley!

Someone once said, “Absence makes the heart grow fonder.” While that might be true for a youthful crush, for a local economy like ours the absence of visitors and tourism dollars coming into our valley is being felt by the restaurants, hotels, and locally-owned businesses that make our community the vibrant and unique place that it is. It’s important that we as Washingtonians come together to support each other when…

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Atlas Fare

In 2017, Jenny Rojanasthien toured the space on Wenatchee Avenue behind the Chamber of Commerce for a work project, but it immediately struck her as the perfect spot for someone else: herself and her husband Top. “I called my husband on the spot and said I found our restaurant,” says Jenny. “And I said, ‘We already have a restaurant,’” said Top. Top Rojanasthein grew up in Wenatchee; his mother opened…

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10 Events to Celebrate in Wenatchee in 2020

Though it fits the bill as an outdoor-lover’s paradise, there’s much more to Wenatchee than nice hikes and scenic vistas. A lively indoor market, budding startup scene and breweries and wineries abound have all recently put the Wenatchee Valley on the cultural map. While the Fourth of July celebration and Mission Ridge’s Christmas on the Mountain are some popular events in town, there are many more ways to celebrate the…

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What wine goes with dinner?

by Jan Lutz Food tastes better with wine, and wine tastes better with food!  This time of year when food is everywhere, why not enjoy it by pairing it with the great wines produced in North Central Washington? Many people enjoy ham for their Christmas dinner. According to Wine Folly, ham pairs best with wines that have a touch of sweetness, plenty acidity and bold fruit. Wine Folly suggests Riesling,…

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Norwood, a wine bar

If you’re looking for a great place for a drink and a bite to eat, Norwood is the place to go. Located right in downtown Wenatchee, Norwood Wine Bar combines the Spanish tradition of free tapas – small, delicious snacks or appetizers – with its menu of wines, hard ciders and beers from Washington State. Named after the old English word for North Wood, this 21-and-over wine bar in downtown…

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Bianchi Vineyards, East Wenatchee

When visitors take the winding roads that lead out to Bianchi Vineyards in East Wenatchee, they arrive at a well-curated space. Although it’s less than a 10-minute drive from the bustle of downtown East Wenatchee, it feels like the winery is world away from the everyday rush of errands. People com for the quiet, the views and the wines that they can enjoy on the Bianchi’s thoughtfully designed landscape, complete…

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Crayelle Cellars

For more than 10 years, Crayelle Cellars has been gaining a loyal following, and now their Wenatchee fans have more reason to celebrate. Crayelle Cellars’ tasting room has moved from its Cashmere location to downtown Wenatchee. For more than 20 years, Craig Mitrakul has been helping to shape the wine industry as a winemaker for some of the best wineries in the area. With the help of his wife Danielle,…

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Wenatchee Area Wine Events in August

Looking for some fun to pair with your wine this month? Check out these events at local Wenatchee and East Wenatchee wineries and tasting rooms. The Wenatchee area is chock full of live music, wine pairing dinners, happy hours and other great events, many within downtown, so you can walk to restaurants or stroll along the river on your night out. Not sure which winery or wine you’ll like the…

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Uncorking Wenatchee’s Wine Scene

The wine scene in Wenatchee is taking shape with new tasting rooms opening in different parts of town that offer either mountain views, modern ambiance, historic opulence, or rustic charm.  The newest wineries in Wenatchee mentioned in this post are just a handful of the dozen wineries now located in the valley.  I’ve highlighted my visits with great pictures and simple descriptions of each tasting room so you can get…

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