Entries by Olivia Plew

Restaurants A Plenty in Lake Chelan

A visit to Lake Chelan is memorable in every way and the dining options throughout the valley are no exception. Both Chelan and Manson are chock full of enticing food options from elegant dining to quick bites. Enjoy a multi-course meal with thoughtfully paired wines or a burger and fries after a long day on […]

Join the Community in Lake Chelan

With approximately 5,600 year-round residents and up to 25,000 in the summer months, the contrast in population in Lake Chelan can seem like night and day. In the summer, Lake Chelan is a thriving and bustling hub of vacationers and residents alike. In winter, it’s a cozy intimate affair with quiet restaurants, close-knit gatherings, and […]

Fall is for Lovers

Fall is our favorite time of the year! Okay, fine – we love all the seasons. But fall happens to be a local favorite. As the days grow shorter and the evenings cool off, we’re getting excited for the autumn days ahead of us. It’s the season of pumpkin spice lattes in the morning and […]

Exploring Lake Chelan Wineries: Part V

Downtown Manson may be small, but they pack a powerful punch in the form of wineries. With 14 wineries all within walking distance of each other, it’s easy to pass an entire day wandering the shops and tasting wine. Plan a day downtown and pick a few of these stellar wineries to visit!   Alta […]

Exploring Lake Chelan Wineries: Part IV

Behind Manson, spread throughout the sprawling hills, you’ll find wineries that are well worth the drive. Spend the day getting acquainted with the back roads of Manson and beautiful scenery as you sip your way through these four wineries.  Four Lakes Winery | 4491 Wapato Lake Rd, Manson, WA 98831 There’s nowhere like Four Lakes […]

Exploring Lake Chelan Wineries: Part III

The north shore of Lake Chelan is riddled with wineries and they’re all so good. As we continue to explore the valley’s many wineries, we wanted to showcase the ones you’ll find on your way to Manson. Each one has a unique element to offer, so naturally, we recommend visiting them all!  Benson Vineyards Estate […]

Exploring Lake Chelan Wineries: Part II

Wherever you are along the shores of Lake Chelan, award-winning wine is at your fingertips. As wine lovers ourselves, we know that scheduling a day of wine tasting can be a little overwhelming. We thought we’d help by highlighting wineries to visit while you spend the day in downtown Chelan (plus one on the river, […]

Spring is Almost Here!

The days are getting longer, the wildflowers are blooming in the hills, and the valley is slowly waking up from the quiet of winter. The transition between seasons in Lake Chelan is one of the valley’s best-kept secrets and as we head into spring, we thought we’d highlight all the best parts of the season. […]

Red Wine & Chocolate

February can often find us fighting the mid-winter blues, wondering just how much longer we have until spring will come warm us up. But we find other ways to warm up here in the valley! What better way to warm up than with the tried and true pairing of red wine and chocolate? This classic […]