Wintertime Wanderings in Washington’s Cascade Valley Wine Country
Slow down and take a breath at the wineries in Chelan. Click to listen!
The glacial water often used to irrigate helps create “this wonderful minerality that makes Chelan wines unique — a brisk, almost wet-stone feeling in your mouth,” said Judy Phelps, an owner, with her husband, Don, and winemaker at Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards (hardrow.com).
We tend to think of Wenatchee, Lake Chelan and the rest of North Central Washington as an emerging wine region. And we’re not wrong about that. But it just goes to prove that what’s old is new again.