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Spring in Chelan: A Sip of Paradise

We’re springing into warmer weather by partnering with and hosting some fun events this season. Whether you call yourself a foodie, are curious about the winemaking process, or just simply enjoy a good glass of wine…odds are we’ve got something for you to enjoy this spring. Taste Chelan Nestled in the heart of the scenic Lake Chelan wine valley, Rio Vista Wines and many other area wineries will welcome wine… Keep Reading »Spring in Chelan: A Sip of Paradise

Rio Vista Red Wine and Chocolate Guide

February is a month of indulgence and romance, and what better way to celebrate than by combining two of life’s greatest pleasures – red wine and chocolate. Whether you are a wine connoisseur or just a lover of sweets, combining these two rich and delicious treats is a wonderful way to celebrate the month of love. Here at Rio Vista Wines, we’ve put together a wine tasting and chocolate pairing… Keep Reading »Rio Vista Red Wine and Chocolate Guide

Why Rio Vista Wines?

The Washington wine industry has skyrocketed in recent years and Lake Chelan and the Columbia Valley have become home to too many wineries to name. With so many delicious wines and welcoming wineries, picking a favorite has never been harder. We love any chance we get to taste our way through our own backyard, meeting the talented winemakers and sipping impressive wines.  But we understand that it can be a… Keep Reading »Why Rio Vista Wines?

Interview with a Winemaker: John Little of Rio Vista Wines

The Beginning In my early adult life, I preferred to drink wine because beer seemed to give me stomach problems. Of course in the ‘60’s, “wine” to someone with little money meant jug wine. My grandpa made loganberry wine in his dirt-floored cellar, so I figured it wasn’t rocket science. Even jug wine cost money, so to save money and to see if I could manage it, I tried making… Keep Reading »Interview with a Winemaker: John Little of Rio Vista Wines

Unexpected Autumn Wine Pairings at Rio Vista Wines

Golden leaves, crisp air, comfy sweaters and all things pumpkin spice—autumn is such a special time of year. However, as the warm days of summer fade and the evenings cool and lengthen, it can be tricky to figure out what wine we should be drinking and when. Insider tip: You don’t have to jump into full-bodied reds just yet! We’ve got you covered as we highlight our best unexpected fall… Keep Reading »Unexpected Autumn Wine Pairings at Rio Vista Wines

Getting Married at Rio Vista on the River

The day you say “I do” deserves to feel as perfect as the love you share, and nothing says perfect like celebrating love with hand-crafted wine, a one-of-a-kind venue, and great company.  As a child, did you fantasize about your wedding taking place under the sun on a white sandy beach? Maybe you dreamt of being surrounded by willow trees covered in twinkle lights? Maybe you fantasized strolling through lush green… Keep Reading »Getting Married at Rio Vista on the River