Lake Chelan

  • 100 ha (247 acres) vineyard area.
  • Top varieties produced: Riesling, Pinot Noir
  • Soils : Glacial sediments along with ash and pumice.
  • ”Lake effect” creates mild, fovorable temperatures for grape growing. Not affected by Misoula Floods.
  • Annnual average rainfall : 11 inches.

Wineries producing Lake Chelan wines


Cayuse

The oldest son of the centuries-old Champagne house Baron Albert, Christophe’s family has worked their land in the Marne Valley of France since 1677. His plans to take over the family business came to an abrupt halt one April morning in 1996 in Walla Walla, when he spied an open field littered with acres of softballsized stones near the ...

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Charles Smith Wines

Charles Smith’s explosion onto the world wine scene has been nothing less than phenomenal. Originally from a Northern California family that made its own wine, proprietor and winemaker Charles Smith managed Rock & Roll bands in Europe for 11 years before moving to Walla Walla and starting K Vintners on a shoestring. While Charles&rsq ...

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House Wine

Founded by Charles Smith in 2004, The Magnificent Wine Company was sold to Precept Brands (Washington Hills, Waterbrook) after several years of winemaking and marketing collaboration. The Magnificent Wine Company was created with the goal of delivering Magnificent wine to people at a Magnificent price. The finest quality grapes are select ...

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K Vintners

Charles Smith’s explosion onto the world wine scene has been nothing less than phenomenal. Originally from a Northern California family that made its own wine, proprietor and winemaker Charles Smith managed Rock & Roll bands in Europe for 11 years before moving to Walla Walla and starting K Vintners on a shoestring. While Charles&rsq ...

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Wines of Substance

The original thought was to be a one wine brand, with a single minded vision to produce the best value-priced Cabernet Sauvignon in America. How do you go about this? Traditional winemaking. Natural fermentations. Barrel-aging. Plus, bottling unfiltered and unfined. In essence, making the wines in small batch winemaking integrity, but doing so ...

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