Welcome to the Wenatchee Valley Business World, a monthly business publication covering North Central Washington.

These stressful days are enough to drive one to drink. But while the need is there, local wineries and tasting rooms have been pressed to come up with new ways to serve those thirsty customers. Some wineries now drive the drinks to them.

Empty seats simply are not a good look for any kind of venue — no matter the size. In normal times, the fix involves mixing things up, trying new shows, advertising to a new demographic, offering some sweet deals.

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