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The Perfect Rio Vista Wine for Everyone on Your Christmas List

There are few gifts more unique and exciting than a specially selected bottle of wine to transport a friend or loved one back to that summer vacation at Lake Chelan. When you gift a bottle of Rio Vista wine, you’re gifting an experience – that first crisp taste of white while the summer heat radiates from above, the cool sensation of the water as you dip your toes into the Columbia River, the warmth of a four-legged pal that’s nuzzling up against your leg in hopes of catching a crumb or two from your cheese plate. 

This year, take the guesswork out of your Christmas gifting – we have a wine for each person on your list!

The Sun Seeker

Sunset on the River

For the one on your list that has had their February trip to Cabo planned since last winter, look no further than our Sunset on the River. This is a blend of Pinot Grigio, Gewurztraminer, and Viognier that perfectly embodies all the elements of summer with its aromas of apricot and  clementine and flavors of deep raspberry.

The Easygoing Pal


Barbera is considered one of the more “food-friendly” wines and is known for its adaptability to just about any dish. Gift this one to your go-with-the-flow pal who is sure to enjoy the vibrant acidity and well-rounded qualities that make the Rio Vista Barbera a crowd-pleaser for any occasion.

The One That Studied Abroad


Tapas and Tempranillo, anyone? The Rio Vista Tempranillo is well-structured with red plum, boysenberry, and sweet earth on the palate and dried tobacco leaf, vanilla, and cedar on the finish. Known as our “unabashed Spanish cowboy”,  this one is sure to transport your travel-savvy friend back to the streets of Barcelona.

The Deep Thinker

Cabernet Sauvignon

For the person on your list that prefers Descarte to Nicholas Sparks, the Rio Vista Cabernet Sauvignon will do the trick. With intense flavors of huckleberry, sage, and molasses and a long, satisfying finish, this full bodied red will give your loved one plenty to think about.

The gift of Chelan Valley wine is just a few clicks away. Find a full list of our bottles available for shipping here.


Kids Christmas Craft

Daily through December | At the Cabin

Visit Rio Vista Wines at the Cabin any day during the month of December and have your little ones create and take home their own Christmas craft. Open daily from 1-6 p.m. Enjoy a glass of hot spiced wine while you watch your child craft!

Coursed Holiday Dinner Party

December 17, 6:30-8:30pm | On the River

Visit Rio Vista Wines at the Cabin in downtown Manson and enjoy a meet and greet with Santa Claus! Get in the holiday spirit with hot cocoa for the kids, hot spiced wine for the parents, and the magic of Santa Claus. Enjoy our large Christmas tree for the perfect photo opportunity with your family and Santa. This even will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Friday, December 23rd. This is a free event.

Santa Claus Meet & Greet

December 23, 2-4pm | At the Cabin

Rio Vista Wines on the River is excited to announce the return of our Holiday coursed dinner party. Enjoy a 5 course decedent meal at Rio Vista Wines on the River with pairings that will blow your mind. We are digging deep into the library for this event. Enjoy some of the best past vintages Rio Vista Wines has to offer with magnificent food pairings by our very own Janice Vyborny. This event will first be offered to wine club members. Saturday, December 17th starting at 6:30 p.m. $130/person.

New Year’s Winter Party

December 31, 1-4pm | On the River

Visit Rio Vista Wines on the River for our annual sledding party. Enjoy hot spiced wine, a roaring bonfire, and endless memories to be made. Sledding not your thing? No problem. We will have fun for the whole family roasting s’mores, hot dogs and our lantern lighting. Ring in the New Year with Rio Vista Wines. We will have a few sleds to share but if you have your own please bring those as well.