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Month: January 2017

2017 January 12 Wine

THE WOODSY - SAVVY SEATTLE INTERN TO IDAHO

With her dreamy job, busy family life, excitement for wine and Idaho (two things I also happen to be pretty fond of), and her sharp insights about life and love, Moya was a no-brainer for a profile. She and I are actually part of the same sorority pledge class, which means we joined at the same time with around 30 other women. You’d think that would mean I knew most of her story, but I actually learned–and gained–a ton from her answers. Now, please excuse me while I go work on my wine terminology.

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2017 January 11 Wine

WINE BUSINESS MONTHLY - FUJISHIN FAMILY CELLARS

Though farmers have been growing winegrapes in the state since the 1800s, Idahoan wine is breathing new life in the 2000s. When Prohibition started, the industry failed, and took much longer to revitalize itself than other states after the ban was lifted. In 1976, there was just one winery in the state. That grew to 11 in 2002, and in 2015, 51 wineries called Idaho home.

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2017 January 9 Wine

WRITTEN PALETTE - COILED WINES

It is not often that you run across a winery that truly defines a region, AVA and the topography of an area with their branding. Sitting at dinner recently sipping a bottle of the Coiled Sidewinder from Idaho’s Snake River Valley AVA, the thought occurred.

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