Late summer and fall offer fantastic opportunities for more than foliage viewing in the Northwest. If you are a fan of wineries, this just might be the perfect time of year to enjoy them.
Leavenworth Valley Wine Country is a hotbed of wineries and tasting rooms, as well as hard cider tasting rooms. Visitors enjoy wine festivals, but also taking guided wine tours. Either way, you’ll sip your way through this young wine region and be planning a trip back before you leave.
We have compiled a guide to some wineries and cideries that will be useful as you make your way around the area. Also, check out this interactive wine map for specific map pinpoints.
77 Stage Road
Enjoy award-winning, ultra-premium wines in an incredible mountain setting overlooking the Wenatchee River Valley. Silvara Cellars produces small-batch wines including Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, and Merlot. These wines are sourced from high-quality vineyards in Washington State.
217 9th Street
The Wine Cellar features 8,000 square feet of luxury space, including six lounges plus a craft cocktail bar offering more than enough room for large groups. Enjoy wine, cocktails, local beer and cider.
217 9th Street, Suite A
Basel Cellars is an estate winery in Walla Walla with a tasting room and two more located in Leavenworth and Woodinville. Specializing in rich fruit-flavored wines, Basel Cellars offers full-bodied reds with smooth tannins. Experience these beautiful vinos and find a favorite.
920 Front Street #B-3
Experience excellent wines from a family-owned, estate-grown winery. You’ll find Goose Ridge to have exceptional choices made from grapes grown in their 2,200-acre vineyard. Join their wine club and get on the invite list to special winery events.
217 9th Street, Suite B
Visitors love the approachable Washington State wines, indicative of the new world style in winemaking. Since 2000, Owner & Winemaker John Patterson has been refining his offerings of robust red blends, single varietals, classic whites, roses, sparkling wines, and dessert wines. The venue for tasting in the Leavenworth location is an underground wine cellar making the experience even better! Make an appointment for a private tasting or experience at your leisure.
220 9th Street, Suite C
Broken Barrel is Leavenworth’s first Cider Shop that also specializes in world wines, growler fills and kegs to go. Look for special events for even more fun!
920 Front Street, Suite B-2
One of the most unique wineries in the Pacific Northwest, highly-touted Icicle Ridge Winery is located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains close to Leavenworth. Hand-crafted, award-winning wines are the stars of the show at the 5,000-square-foot log home where the tasting takes place. Settle in at one of the massive hand-carved tables and enjoy amazing views of the vineyards while sipping on lovely vinos. This winery was featured on NBC’s Today Show and is a don’t-miss winery in the region.
900 Front Street, Suite C
Offering a great selection of ciders, beers, and meads, this unique little hive offers a comfortable, dog-friendly atmosphere. Enjoy a rotating line-up of 12 craft ciders and meads along with 12 beers. There’s something for everyone!
617 4-A Front Street
Open daily, noon-to-6, D’Vinery offers a beautiful wine tasting at Leavenworth’s oldest winery. Enjoy events, wines, tours and join the wine club for extra fun.
The Bavarian community of Leavenworth offers these and plenty more fabulous opportunities to taste the area’s best wines, ciders and other crafts. You’ll need a temporary home when in the area, so before you plan a wine route, plan your accommodations. We hope to see you soon in Leavenworth Valley Wine Country!