Leavenworth has become a great place for wine lovers and for those wanting to know more about Washington wines. In recent years the Leavenworth area has become home to at least eight wineries. Within an hour's drive are at least eight more. In the village itself, the many area wineries have tasting rooms. And several wine shops also offer tasting events. With all of these choices planning a Leavenworth wine tasting tour weekend should be a piece of cake, right?
Make your reservation at one of Leavenworth's outstanding Bed and Breakfasts. Stay at Bavarian Orchard House and you'll have the chance to begin your wine weekend at their candlelight tasting hour where they offer samplings of several regional and international wines.
In the morning be sure you eat a great breakfast, especially if you'll be sampling the wine and not just tasting and spitting it out. If you're staying at a hotel or inn that offers a complimentary breakfast, great! If not, consider O'Grady's Pantry and Mercantile at Sleeping Lady Mountain Retreat. Bring your wine country maps with you and plan your day while you eat on the outdoor patio in fine weather. O'Grady's is a great place to pack up a picnic lunch for later. Be sure you add a bottle of local wine to that picnic.
Leavenworth and the surrounding area offer many incredible scenic drives with wineries and tasting rooms along the way. Take the drive deep into Icicle Canyon where you'll find Boudreaux Cellars at Eightmile Creek. Call or email for a tasting appointment.
Have you been out to the beautiful Silvara Winery? We first went out there shortly after they opened. It is a beautiful venue for weddings or parties with a spacious interior and a tasty selection of wines. It's in Peshastin on Highway 2, only 3 miles east from the center of Leavenworth. Recommended!
Off Chumstick Road, Eagle Creek Road leads to Eagle Creek Winery and Cottage. Be sure you have your camera along. You're going to want to record the charming views and vistas all over the alpine region.
If you don't have a designated driver along, you can book a wine tasting tour. A limousine driver will take you to three area wineries. It's an affordable and safe way to enjoy Leavenworth wine country.
On your second day in Leavenworth you can stay in town and visit the wine tasting rooms all along Front Street. Bella Terrazza Vineyards of Wenatchee has a wine tasting room on Front Street, as does Okanogan Estate and Vineyards. Have fun getting to know the consultants and learning about the wines. Take your time strolling down the street and visiting each room. You have all day.
In addition to wineries and wine tasting rooms there are several wine shops that offer some sampling. Monaco's Corner Store and The Cheesemonger's Shop are two. At the Cheesemonger's you can pick up a bottle of wine, some German beer and a lovely selection of imported cheese and cured meat.
You may plan your Leavenworth wine tour for one of the many festival weekends. If you do you'll need to make your reservations well in advance. The Leavenworth Wine Tasting Festival is in August and Wine and Chocolate in Leavenworth in mid-February.
Blue Sky Outfitters has an interesting tour...a Wenatchee Whitewater and Wine Tour. It starts at Kestrel Vintners then takes a whitewater adventure down the Wenatchee River between Leavenworth and Cashmere with what sound like some big water. At the end of the tour you change into dry clothes and have a sirloin BBQ with corn-on-the-cob, wine and all the trimmings.
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8210 Dempsey Road Leavenworth
It is our intention to handcraft the best possible wine by adhering to the same level of detail and excellence as the master guitar makers of the past.
1260 Lower Sunnyslope Rd. Wenatchee
Our naturally contoured terraces couple with several unique micro climates which allows our Estate Winery to produce crisp, refreshing white wines as well as profound, intense red wines - all in our very own artisan winery.
11695 Duncan Road Leavenworth
Berghof Keller specializes in premium German style wines. Our vineyards flourish in a unique climate of warm days and cool nights, similar to Germany. Winery 1-5 Tues-Sat.
324 Minnespolis Beach Road Chelan
Blue Spirits of Lake Chelan are distillers of fine spirits crafted from Lake Chelan water. We also roast small batch artisian coffees from around the world.
P.O. Box 462 Peshastin
An association promoting Agriculture Tourism in NCW Washington. Visit our websites for a complete list of members, farms, fruit stands, wineries, tours and festivals. Also www.VisitWashingtonWineries.com
One Vineyard Way Wenatchee
International cheeses, wines, beers, sausages and gourmet foods. Let us pack a snack, a picnic or gift basket. We ship. Ask about our cheese of the month.
301 Angier Avenue #B Cashmere
An association serving all the wineries of NCW providing information on wineries and winery events throughout the year. Please visit our website.
207 Mission Avenue Cashmere
A small boutique winery with big taste. International award winning varietals and their unique Cherry Mead. Open May-December, also by appointment.
8977 North Rd Peshastin
A spectacular log home setting with tours and wine tasting. We welcome you to visit with the winemakers and taste handcrafted wines. Open daily year round 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
207 Mission Avenue Cashmere
We are an Artisan Craft Distillery located in Cashmere WA. We make all our products by hand, using fruits and grain grown in Washington State. Our goal is to create spirits of exceptional quality which capture the very essence of the fruit and grain that we use.
9020 Foster Road Cashmere
La Toscana is a small, family-style winery, where wines are crafted in the old-world tradition using exclusively artisan techniques. Tasting by appointment.
Transportation to local wineries. All tours are customized to your taste and time requirements.
18820 Beaver Valley Road Leavenworth
A wonderful wine experience awaits you at Napeequa Vintners. Located two blocks north of Plain hardware and Just Plain Grocery. May-Dec, Sat 11-5, Sun 11-4
703 US Hwy 2 Suite A Leavenworth
Okanogan Estate and Vineyards. Wine tasting daily. 5 wines for $3. Fee waived with wine purchase. See our new gift shop. Open daily at 11:00am. Lake Crest Wines also joins us in our tasting room.
636 Front Street, Suite 2 Leavenworth
Ryan Patrick Vineyards invites you to celebrate with our wines at our tasting room located under Visconti's Restaurant. Open daily.
4147 Hamlin Road Malaga
Please come taste luscious wines, enjoy colorful gardens and beautiful valley views. Our estate grown grapes make extraordinary wines.
77 Stage Road Leavenworth
Silvara vineyards, winemaker Gary Seidler and partner LPGA Pro-Golfer Cindy Rarick invite you to visit, taste and linger at our comfortable new facility. Relax, enjoy the views, your friends and our hospitality.
617 Front Street Suite 4A Leavenworth
The heritage of the Mathison family combined with the distinctive climate of North Central Washington creates a wine experience that dances and lingers on the tongue. Come enter into a place of wonder and history through Stemilt Creek Winery.
9534 Saunders Road Peshastin
A unique underground wine cellar...a peaceful orchard setting...a small riverside vineyard...come and enjoy our "wines and vines"!
3019 GS Center Rd Wenatchee
Ice Age floods carved basalt cliffs and deposited fertile soils on the banks of the Columbia River. This is the home of Columbia River Wines.
939 Front St #B Leavenworth
Focusing on Pinot Gris/Grigio and Syrah Willow Crest Winery uses estate grown fruit that winemaker David J. Minick planted, cultivated, and harvested to create crisp Pinot Gris and bold Syrah's.
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