Saturday, July 20, 2024

Wenatchee Valley Museum offers historic wine tour of downtown Wenatchee

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WENATCHEE—The Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center is bringing back its popular Historic Wine Tour of Downtown Wenatchee on Saturday, June 22, from 12 to 4 p.m.

The tour will begin at the museum, where participants will learn about the early history of wine in the Wenatchee Valley, including the stories of pioneers like Dutch John Galler. A knowledgeable guide will then lead the group through the historic streets of downtown Wenatchee, sharing the stories behind several iconic buildings, such as the Cascadian Hotel and the Wenatchee Hotel Buildings.

Throughout the tour, participants will have the opportunity to visit a selection of wineries, including Norwood, the Visit Wenatchee Visitors Center & Tasting Room, Horan Estates, and Watercore, where they will be able to sample a variety of local wines and enjoy snacks.

The tour is open to guests 21 years and older, with tickets priced at $75 for museum members and $95 for non-members. Registration is required and can be completed online or by calling the museum's front desk at (509)-888-6240.

The Historic Wine Tours of Downtown Wenatchee series is supported by a grant from the Wenatchee Downtown Association. The Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, aims to gather, engage, and educate people to celebrate and preserve the history, arts, sciences, and rich diversity of the region.

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