Benson Vineyards

754 Winesap Ave.
Manson, WA
Phone: (509) 687-0313
This 5,000-case-a-year winery prides itself on producing wines exclusively from estate grapes. The lineup includes cab sauv, cab franc, syrah, sangiovese, pinot gris, chardonnay and more, while the menu at the onsite bistro offers salads, sandwiches, flatbreads and other items.

C.R. Sandidge Winery

14 Wapato Way
Manson, WA
Phone: (509) 682-3704
Founder Ray Sandidge is a seasoned pro whose winemaking journey took him from Long Island to Germany, before bringing him to the Pacific Northwest in the 1990s. Sandidge took over winemaking at Lake Chelan Winery in 2004 and opened his own winery nearby in 2015. His varietals and blends include the familiar, including cab sauv and merlot, and the lesser known, including tannat and petite sirah.

Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards

300 Ivan Morse Road
Manson, WA
Phone: (509) 687-3000
Owners Judy and Don Phelps are committed to showcasing Lake Chelan's terroir in their single vineyard varietals, which include pinot noir, tempranillo, syrah, barbera and more. The winery tasting room offers a a bike-friendly setting to relax, with picnic space, patio seating, lawn games and more. The winery also operates a tasting room in Leavenworth.

KARMA Vineyards

1681 S. Lakeshore Road
Chelan, WA
Phone: (509) 682-5538
Best known for its m├ęthode champenoise sparkling wines, KARMA also produces tasty still wines and ciders. The zen-inspired name is actually a mashup of the owners' children's names (Karle and Matthew), but it also reflects the vibe. The winery's garden patio overlooks Lake Chelan and serves wines and ciders by the glass, flight and bottle, as well as food from its onsite 18 Brix Restaurant.

Lake Chelan Winery

3519 Hwy. 150
Chelan, WA
Phone: (509) 687-9463
This fun, friendly winery offers complimentary tastings (fees apply to large groups) of its easy-drinking wines, carries local cheeses in its tasting room and offers barbecued foods in its vineyards in summer. What's not to like?

Mellisoni

3155 US-97 ALT
Chelan, WA
Drink in sweeping views of Lake Chelan while sipping on an eclectic selection of elegant varietals and blends. The family-owned winery offers a wide range of reds, whites and pinks, including estate malbecs, barberas, pinot gris and rieslings.

Nefarious Cellars

495 S Lakeshore Road
Chelan, WA
Phone: (509) 682-9505
The Neff family produces an eclectic collection of cool- and warm-climate varietals, including pinot noir sourced from a nearby Methow Valley site, and a delicious malbec from Lake Chelan fruit. The lakeside tasting room is open spring through fall, plus for special events in winter.

Tsillan Cellars

3875 Hwy. 97A
Chelan, WA
Phone: (509) 682-9463
Set on a 135-acre overlooking Lake Chelan, the grounds at Tsillan (pronounced "Chelan") Cellars (pictured above), which include a winery, tasting room, onsite restaurant and vineyards, are modeled after a Tuscan village. The all-estate lineup of wines include a mix of Italian- and French-inspired varietals and blends, including barbera and sangiovese, as well as gew├╝rztraminer, syrah and chardonnay.

Tunnel Hill WInery

37 Hwy 97A
Chelan, WA
Phone: (509) 682-3243
This small, family-run winery produces small lots of quality wines, including a remarkable pinot noir, from grapes sourced primarily from its 7-acre vineyard. The quaint stone tasting room was built from the rubble of the nearby tunnel that leads into town, blasted in 1933.

Vin du Lac

105 Hwy. 150
Chelan, WA
Phone: (866) 455-9463
Vin du Lac produces small lots of white and red varietals, sourcing grapes from Lake Chelan and other other portions of Washington's Columbia Valley. The tasting room and onsite bistro overlook the lake from a scenic perch, making it a great place to linger.

Wapato Point Cellars

200 S. Quetilquasoon Road
Manson, WA
Phone: (509) 687-4000
This Manson favorite produces a suite of varietals and blends, mostly from Lake Chelan AVA grapes, and is home to the popular Winemaker's Grill, a full-service restaurant serving pasta, steaks and more.