February 9-10 + 16-17
CELEBRATE THE MONTH OF LOVE WITH ARTISAN WINE & CHOCOLATE PAIRINGS
For two weekends in February, the Lake Chelan Wine Valley hums with couples on romantic retreats and friends gather for a much needed winter getaway. Our tasting rooms fill with smiling faces and the sound of surprised delight at each taste of red wine and chocolate.
Romance, limousine rides, library wines, chocolate, wine… For nine days, immerse yourself in all things love!
Here is what is going on at our wineries:
We’ll be pairing up five wines with spectacular selections from Judy’s Sweet Shop in Manson. Whether it’s our La Sœur blend with a raspberry truffle or our Reserve Cabernet with Moonstruck 68% Cacao Dark Chocolate, these pairings will astonish you. We’ll even break the RW&C rules by pairing up a white wine too! For the final pairing list go to rwc.ancestrycellars.com. Also available on Thursday (1PM-6PM) and Friday (1PM-8PM) both weekends!
Benson Vineyards Estate Winery
Come experience fabulous Estate Wine & Chocolate pairing, snuggle by our romantic bonfire while sharing a glass or bottle with a loved one and enjoy panoramic views of the Lake Chelan Valley. Open everyday 11am-5pm
Join Cairdeas Winery for a special flight featuring our favorite red wines. The flight’s grand finale features an Intrigue Chocolate French-inspired truffle, handcrafted to uniquely pair with our 2016 Port-style Petite Sirah. The fire will be lit and ready for roasting Gourmet S’mores on the patio. Plus, we are hosting Chef Laurie Pfalzer of Pastry Craft for Chocolate Making & Wine Pairing on Saturday, February 16th at 5:30pm. Limited tickets are available at cairdeaswinery.com.
Chelan Estate Winery
Visit our tasting room for complimentary truffles from Johnsons Candy Company of Tacoma, chocolatiers for over 90 years. Their hand dipped truffles pair nicely with all of our red wines. We are serving our Estate Pinot Noir and Merlot, both 100% estate grapes. Pair with our Reserve Red blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot from the Stillwater Creek Vineyard, Columbia Valley. Both vineyards were planted in 2000. Specials on all wines, cheers!
Chelan Ridge Winery
Chelan Ridge Winery invites you to join us on Fri-Sun, Feb. 8-10; and also Fri-Sun, Feb. 15-17 for lots of Red Wine and Chocolates. Warm up inside by the fireplace as you pair decadent chocolates with premium estate red wines. We will be releasing our newest red wine, our 2014 Chelan Ridge Estate Malbec. Hot mulled wine will also be available. Henry and Lynn look forward to seeing you!
CR Sandidge Wines Inc.
Just in time for Red Wine& Chocolate, CR Sandidge Wines will release the No.18 Devil’s Smoke Stack Port to our club members and the general public. We’re tasting through all of our fabulous 2015 & 2016 red vintages for this fun seasonal event. Our customers will get to taste their favorite reds alongside a chocolate ganache truffle infused with a little 2014 Whistle Punk Red created for us by Yeti’s Chocolates in Wenatchee, WA. For our savory fans, we’ll offer the “Red Blues & You” special; a bit of our favorite blue cheeses, the Bleu D’Auvergne, or a creamy Wisconsin buttermilk blue to accompany the wines. Come in an experience the spectrum of tasty options!…Did we mention we’ll have our fantastic sparkling wines too?!
Fielding Hills Winery
Join us at Fielding Hills Winery for an extraordinary red wine and chocolate event. Guests may experience our Classic Wine tasting option or indulge in the Red Wine and Chocolate tasting featuring our Barrel Select wines specially paired with locally produced Yetti Chocolates. The Barrel Select wines of Fielding Hills are rarely open for tasting. These limited-productions, 100% varietal wines showcase the very best of Fielding Hills. We look forward to your visit. Open 11a-5p Thursday through Sunday.
Four Lakes Winery
Here at Four Lakes Winery we specialize in hand made. Come on up and try our delicious handmade chocolates paired with our estate wines at either of our tasting room locations in Manson. Warm up with hot spiced wine around the fire at our estate tasting room located at 11 Wine Garden Ln. Manson, WA or visit us downtown Manson at 70 Wapato Way. Open 12 to 6 both weekends.
Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards
Love chocolate, love wine? Well then be here for this event! You will be blown away when you taste dazzling gourmet truffles paired with our amazingly delicious red wines that have been selected by our winemaker to complement the wines and delight you! At the Lake Chelan tasting room.
You’re invited to taste our latest ’16 vintages. Featuring The Zen, Estate Syrah and first ever Petit Verdot. Pair this with the Karma traditional Block of decadent dark and light chocolate carved up in big and small chunks…we’ll leave the portions up to you! Sundays, you won’t want to miss the Karma Champagne Brunch, featuring signature Bloody Marys, Irish Coffees and unique mimosa creations, all included in this bottomless plate made gourmet style,
served in the Karma cave. Feb 9 Love in the cave…Valentine’s Dinner 6-9PM. Visit our website for more info!
Lake Chelan Winery
Sip and stroll through our 3,000 square foot gift shop while you dip goodies into our Chocolate Fondue! Winery Tours are held Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 2 PM. Join in on the fun!
We will be open to the public. Come on up and enjoy our delicious wines and sit back and soak in the view. We will also have bonfires going to keep you warm outside with some comfy blankets.
We are throwing open the doors for just a few days this month and can’t wait to see you! Visit for a rare tasting of Rocky Mother and Defiance Syrah together, along with locally made brownies and some of our other favorite reds. Open Saturday and Sunday from 12 – 5.
One Wines, Inc.
One Wines, Inc. is Chelan’s first downtown tasting room and a true boutique winery producing less than 800 cases per year. We take great pride in producing just “”One”” premium Red Wine, “One”” premium White Wine and “One” premium Rose Wine each year. This year we will be pairing all three of our wines with unique and delicious treats.
Cheers from Greg and Jo!
Saturday and Sunday 1pm to 6ish pm
Rio Vista Wines
Love is in the air at Rio Vista Wines. Visit us at either of our two locations during the weekends of Red Wine and Chocolate for a delectable wine and chocolate pairing. Enjoy our mouthwatering-custom made, Rio Vista wine infused truffles alongside our traditional Spanish Tempranillo, Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Grand Reserve River View Red Blend, and of course, our Smoky Owl Port.
Rocky Pond Winery
Rocky Pond will be featuring a $14 tasting fee ($10 waived with bottle purchase) that includes your choice of one pairing from J Coco Chocolates, offered every day. A Chocolate Fondue and Sparkling Special will be offered Feb 14-16; reservations encouraged due to limited supply. For more information visit our website: www.rockypondwinery.com
Siren Song Wines
Visit Siren Song during Red Wine and Chocolate weekends to enjoy handmade chocolates, including our popular chocolate cherry cordials and French Macaron cookies, paired with Siren Song reds! Our restaurant will also be open for romantic dining with dinner menu specials during Red Wine and Chocolate weekends from 6pm-9pm.
Red Wine and Chocolate Hours of Operation:
Feb. 8-9th: 12-9pm (dinner menu 6-9pm)
Feb. 10th: 12-6pm
Feb. 15-16th: 12-9pm (dinner menu 6-9pm)
Feb. 17th: 12-6pm
For reservations call (509) 888-4657
or email email@example.com
Please join us for Chelan Valley’s Red Wine and Chocolate Weekend(s). We will pair Hand Crafted Chocolates with some of our award winning Red Wines. Featured wines will include our 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon , 2015 Lake Chelan Merlot, 2016 Barbera, 2015 Kamyra (Red Blend). Additionally, you won’t want to miss the release of Trumpeter our Chocolate/Raspberry Port Style dessert wine.
SKAGIT CELLARS 145 E. Wapato Way, Manson WA 1-509-888-4574
Tildio will be pour its estate grown Cabernet Franc and a Sangiovese from Okanogan County. The Cad Franc is earthy with expressive aromatics of tobacco, spice, cocoa and licorice. The finish is filled with deep dark fruit and agreeable tannins. Aged 22 months in French oak.
The Sangiovese is a big bold red grown near the famed Black Sage Beach. It has big tannins and a long agreeable finish.
We will pair this with dark chocolates from Spokandy. Delicious!
Tipsy Canyon Winery
Please join us for red wine and truffles. Check out the progress on the construction of our new tasting room too.
Our special chocolate and wine pairing will feature our owner, Bob Jankelson’s, favorite Italian Perugina Baci Hazelnut Dark Chocolates. We will be serving the chocolates alongside a flight of our estate red wines. We will also have live music featuring Mac Potts the second weekend of Red Wine & Chocolate. Tasting room open daily 12-6pm.
Tunnel Hill Winery
Join us as we pair luscious hand crafted truffles with our delicious Estate wines. A little decadence to warm the heart and take the chill off the tail end of winter. Supplies are limited so come early for best availability.
We also have a great assortment of gifts for Valentine’s Day and beyond. From Theo Chocolates to wine accessories and locally crafted jewelry, we have something for everyone!
Vin du Lac Winery
House made chocolates paired with our wine flights available in the Wine Bar Saturday & Sunday until 5pm.
Wine Dinners will be served in the Bistro on both Saturdays at 6:00pm, featuring a multicourse gourmet menu paired with Vin du Lac Wines.
Valentine’s Day special dinner menu available Feb. 14, 5pm-8pm.
Visit Chelanwine.com/events for menus and pricing.
Wapato Point Cellars
We’ve paired our exceptional wines with decadent chocolate bark created by Chef Jenny Davidson. The Chef has also prepared a special Day Appetizer Menu available in the Tasting Bar. Join us in the evening for dinner at The Winemaker’s Grill with amazing food and live entertainment. Seating begins nightly at 5 PM. Don’t forget to make your Valentine’s Day Dinner reservation with us on Feb.14th!
Who needs romance when we’ve got Red Wine and Chocolate? And oh boy, do we have incredible red wines and delectable artisan chocolates lined up for two palate-rich, hedonistic weekends in February. We’ll have chocolate pairings by Tempurr Artisan Confections. Try creamy truffles, creative mendiants and WineGirl’s personal favorites the incredible chocolate salted caramels: all to-die-for and paired alongside a perfect selection of our red wines. Then, top it all off with a taste of one of our three Port-style wines. To die for! We open at 11am!