Does “AVA” Matter?

The Lake Chelan AVA. How it distinguishes itself as a unique wine growing region in the World. by Chad Steiner We bought property and moved to the Lake Chelan Valley… Continue reading Does “AVA” Matter?

Toast to Togetherness: A Holiday Wine and Food Pairing Guide

Explore pairing possibilities with some of our favorite wines – along with some fun conversation starters! by Jeana Steiner As the holiday season approaches, the joy of sharing meals with… Continue reading Toast to Togetherness: A Holiday Wine and Food Pairing Guide

Digging into Lake Chelan Pinot Noir in Washington State.

Pinot Noir: a bit of history, how Jeana and Chad fell in love with it and why they think the Lake Chelan Valley is an amazing fit for this glorious… Continue reading Digging into Lake Chelan Pinot Noir in Washington State.

Mile 22 of the Harvest Marathon!

Harvest reflections, winter farm preparation & dahlia digging tips. by Jeana Steiner Winter is coming – The big push to winterize The Farm! We say harvest is like running a… Continue reading Mile 22 of the Harvest Marathon!

Why Are We Raising Sheep?

How Bringing Sheep to Chelan Valley Farms can Help Create a Regenerative Ecosystem. by Chad Steiner We all collectively have a tremendous opportunity to evolve our food system. As growers… Continue reading Why Are We Raising Sheep?

How I met Chad and Jeana

Chelan Valley Farms – The Best Kept Secret in Central Washington – for now? by Marya McCabe In November of 2021, my husband and I were out for a drive… Continue reading How I met Chad and Jeana

Fall on the Farm!

Fall on the Farm? by Jeana Steiner Fall on the Farm… The grapes are harvested, fermentations are wrapping up and the Pumpkin Patch is in full swing. Fall on the… Continue reading Fall on the Farm!

How’d We Find The TopHouse Band?

Another shot. 09/13/2006

How’d We Get Connected with The TopHouse Band? by Chad Steiner Jeana caught one of their songs on Instagram Reels this past spring – and reached out to them with… Continue reading How’d We Find The TopHouse Band?

A Symphony of Apples!

A Symphony of Apples: The Different Varieties We Grow and Harvest (Its U-pick Season). by Chad Steiner Introduction Apple harvest is upon us! Today, I’m excited to take you on… Continue reading A Symphony of Apples!

Chad Goes Full Time on the Farm!

Chad goes full time on the farm and celebrates in their Pinot Noir Vineyard in the Lake Chelan AVA.

“He’s Going Pro!” (aka Chad’s Going Full Time on the Farm), by Chad Steiner My earliest memory as a child was when I was about 4 years old. I was… Continue reading Chad Goes Full Time on the Farm!