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Chateau Ste. Michelle

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Amenities
Tasting Room, Retail Sales, Reception Facilities, Picnic Area, Gift Shop

Hours of Operation
10am to 5pm daily

Open to the Public
Yes

Yearly Production (in acres)
0

Variety List
Blend - Other Red
Cabernet Sauvignon
Chardonnay
Chenin Blanc
Gewurztraminer
Grenache Noir
Late Harvest/Dessert/Ice Wine
Malbec
Merlot
Muscat Canelli
Pinot Gris
Riesling
Rose
Sauvignon Blanc
Semillon
Syrah
Viognier

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Our Story

Founded in 1934, Chateau Ste. Michelle pioneered vinifera grape growing in the Columbia Valley and is the oldest winery in Washington State. Known for its highly acclaimed Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, the chateau is located 15 miles northeast of Seattle on 87 wooded acres that were once the summer home of Seattle lumber baron Frederick Stimson. The winery's expansive grounds make an excellent picnic site. Complimentary guided tours and tastings are offered from 10 am to 4:30 pm daily. Reserve, single-vineyard and library wines are available for tasting for a modest fee in the winery's Vintage Reserve Room, by appointment (call 488-4633). During the summer, Chateau Ste. Michelle is home to a performing arts series featuring top international entertainers.

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