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Chelan Estate Winery and Vineyard

755 S Lakeshore Rd, Chelan, WA 98816
+1 509-682-5454
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Nice stop on a weekend visit

Beautiful view with seating inside and out. We had friendly service in the tasting room. They... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2017
Cilantro63
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Seattle, Washington
via mobile
Chelan Estate Winery and Vineyard

It is Chocolate and Wine weekend here in Chelan. Came to Chelan Esates Winery and Vineyard. This... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2017
busconi
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Washington State
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Those rare places that can grow grapes, that can produce world class wines, have much in common. A certain look, a certain feel, and the right soils, permeate these lands. Many are graced by the moderating influences of a great body of water. It was only a matter of time before vineyards came to the banks of Lake Chelan and indeed grapes have been grown here for decades.We started a small experimental vineyard in the early 1990’s. The results were mixed. But the critical lessons were learned. The grapes would survive the winters. The influence of the lake in both moderating winter cold and summer heat was clear. The growing season is warm but shorter in days. Selection of grape varieties would need to match those conditions leading some to believe that Lake Chelan would become exclusively a white wine region, hardly the case. It is true, Lake Chelan will never be noted for the late ripening reds like Cabernet Sauvignon but, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Syrah and many other reds will flourish here.Armed with the results of the test vineyard, we purchased nearly eight acres on the cooler South Shore. In the spring of 2000 we planted Pinot Noir, Merlot, Chardonnay and Viognier. The assumptions we made have proven correct. The vineyard thrives and we welcome you taste our wines and to judge for yourself if we made the right choices. We invite you to bring your picnic and embrace our gorgeous lake and mountain views.
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  • Average6%
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“pinot noir” (6 reviews)
“great wine” (2 reviews)
“tasting room” (3 reviews)
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755 S Lakeshore Rd, Chelan, WA 98816
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Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful view with seating inside and out. We had friendly service in the tasting room. They have great wines!

1  Thank Cilantro63
Chelan Estate W... C, Owner at Chelan Estate Winery and Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We sincerely appreciate feedback because it helps us to know where we need to improve. Please visit us again if you are in the area.

Reviewed February 11, 2017

It is Chocolate and Wine weekend here in Chelan. Came to Chelan Esates Winery and Vineyard. This is the second oldest winery in Chelan. There is a beautiful view of the lake down below. In the summer time there is outdoor seating. The wines here...More

1  Thank busconi
Chelan Estate W... C, Owner at Chelan Estate Winery and Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is feedback like yours that keep us in this business. We hope you are able to visit again as the lake and vineyard views are spectacular now, especially with warmer temperatures. Bring your picnic...More

Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Thankful this place was open during the after Christmas week. Very pleasant service and excellent pinot noir! Ended up buying a bottle for our anniversary.More

1  Thank Gina J
Chelan Estate W... C, Owner at Chelan Estate Winery and Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2017

Thank you Gina for taking the time to post a review. Especially nice that you enjoyed our Estate Pinot Noir as we just found out it received a double gold medal from Wine Press Northwest Platinum Judging announced this week. They track 40 professionally judged...More

Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

The company that my husband work for, decided to do the Christmas party here. Oh my gosh, Food was pretty good, service was great, the views are gorgeous, the WINE is pretty good!! You have to go!!More

1  Thank Magda C
Chelan Estate W... C, Owner at Chelan Estate Winery and Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2017

Thank you for the review however I believe you have the wrong winery. We do not served food and we have not hosted a Christmas party. Our location is on the south shore of Lake Chelan. You may be looking to review Tsillan Cellars or...More

Reviewed October 8, 2016

Beautiful views and great wine! We have been wine club members for a long time and enjoy their Pinot Noir regularly.More

1  Thank lutesmith
Chelan Estate W... C, Owner at Chelan Estate Winery and Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2017

What a surprise to find your review. I am not sure if you know that the our 2010 Estate Pinot Noir just won a double gold. It was presented by Wine Press Northwest who chart 40 professional judged wine competitions worldwide to track gold medal...More

Reviewed July 23, 2016

We were out for an afternoon of wine tasting and were so happy to have stopped here. One of the original vineyards in the area. Their Pinot was AMAZING!!More

Thank deebk
Chelan Estate W... C, Owner at Chelan Estate Winery and Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2017

Thank you for your review and for visiting our tasting room. We appreciate feedback and always try to make improvements if needed. You mentioned our Pinot Noir so if you have a moment please check a couple of the most recent reviews and I listed...More

Reviewed November 3, 2015

Not one of our favorite tasting rooms on our trip. The view was incredible, but the tasting room left much to be desired. The server was very friendly. The wines were ok.

1  Thank DWatkins001
Reviewed October 6, 2015

They have a very good tasting option, just $5 and you get a refund if you buy a bottle. The place is really nice and had friendly staff, decent pours (not the best but excellent for $5) and all the wines were very good. We...More

Thank IRBDave
Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in to this winery as part of the usual South Chelan wine trail. We were pleasantly surprised at the low key vibe and amazing wines. This is the kind of place that all wine hunters want to find. An established and capable winery...More

1  Thank Mark R
Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Tami gave us lots of great info to help with our stay in Chelan. She was kind, knowledgeable, and engaging. We enjoyed all the wines and got the pinot noir.

Thank tessatessatessa
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