MEET THE WINEMAKER
Ray Sandidge is considered one of the top Winemakers in the Pacific Northwest.
33 years of internationally and nationally acclaimed results back up this humble fact. Ray has produced wines rated 90 points or higher on more than 50 occasions in the Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast magazines not to mention countless Best of Show, Best of Class, Double Gold, Gold, Silver and Bronze medals….
THE GRAPE SOURCE
About the Lake Chelan AVA
The Lake Chelan appellation is located in central Washington and is a sub-appellation of the Columbia Valley. Lake Chelan is an extremely young growing region, with its first modern day vinifera plantings in 1998. The most planted grapes are Pinot Noir and Riesling, followed by Syrah. The region also has significant plantings of Gewürztraminer. However, over 20 vinifera varieties are currently being explored.