5 Wineries You Can Walk to from Wapato Point Resort
Planning a visit to Wapato Point Resort and hoping to take a sip out of the Lake Chelan Wine scene? No worries…the area boasts over 30 unique wineries ensuring there is something for each and every wine enthusiast. Bonus—guests of Wapato Point are lucky enough to stay within walking distance of some of the valley’s best! Check out the heart of Downtown Manson’s budding winery district with some closer looks at some fan favorite wineries.
Rio Vista Wines at the Cabin
Found right across from the entrance to Wapato Point, Rio Vista Wines at the Cabin, is well within walking distance of your condo. Snuggled into a real log cabin, outfitted with a fireplace on the main floor, this tasting room scores high in the cozy category. Offering wine slushies and gazebos seating during the summer and a glass of red wine next to the fire in winter, you are guaranteed to enjoy your visit to the cabin.
Wapato Point Cellars
Wapato Point Cellars is so close to the resort, it’s considered on-site! A short walk from your accommodations, Wapato Point Cellars creates outstanding wine available to taste or sip by the glass on their patio. Their restaurant, Winemaker’s Gill, is full of delicious menu items and provides elegant indoor dining or seating al fresco on their patio. The chicken piccata is a must-try and is wonderful paired with a glass of Harmony.
Known for their fun events and award-winning wines, WineGirl is sure to keep you coming back for more. Producing their wines on site, WineGirl Wines has a little something for every palate. Lightly sweet Gewurztraminer, crispy Pinot Gris, full-bodied Syrah Rose, spicy Malbec…and many more.
Radiance Winery is provides a top notch tasting room in downtown Manson. Popular for their wine slushies in the summer and mulled wine in the winter, Radiance is a fun place to visit all year long. Their new space is so beautiful and welcoming you’ll find yourself wanting to linger all afternoon. Radiance also provides complimentary Wifi and ample workspace for the telecommuters and work-from-homers among us.
Another popular downtown winery, Alta Cellars, is not one to miss. Located in the original, iconic Manson firehouse, this boutique winery features limited release quantities or premium quality red wines with special attention to Bordeaux inspired varietals that always deliver. Summer seating on the lawn or fireside coziness on a chilly evening, Alta Cellars is always a great stop on your wine tasting tour.
For more information check out Lake Chelan Wine Valley, check out for an area map and complete list of Lake Chelan wineries and tasting rooms.