Idaho Wine Commission
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POCATELLO – Legislation is expected to be introduced during the 2021 Idaho legislative session that would take about $140,000 in existing annual funding from the Idaho Wine Commission and redirect it to the Idaho Hop Commission.
With a history of abundant mineral and gem production, Idaho has long lived up to its nickname of the Gem State. It’s a name increasingly fitting for the wine world too, given the impressive “gems” Idaho is now producing in its three established American Viticultural Areas: Snake River Valley (2007), and Eagle Foothills (2015), and Lewis-Clark Valley (2016).
Mention Idaho, and most folks still probably think of potatoes. But there’s a dedicated group of grape growers and winemakers there who are working hard to make their state famous for its grapes as well.
NEWS BREAK – Idaho, New Mexico, Texas, & more USA states being transformed into world-class wine regions
No, Napa isn’t on the list. Your neighborhood may be, though.
If you’re looking for a reason to love your neighborhood just a little more than usual, good news — it may be one of the best wine-producing regions in the United States, and may even hold esteem with international wine lovers.