Idaho Wine Commission
In The News
Whenever I’m traveling, if I happen to be in a place where wine is produced, I always go out of my way to try the local wines. Although this has resulted in many pleasant discoveries in faraway lands (like Japan!), often the exercise ends up being more about the novelty factor than anything else. Not all wine, I’m sorry to say, is good.
Peering into the 10-foot-deep pits he and his crew had dug in his new 32-acre vineyard, he saw just what he was looking for.
“There was sandy soil all the way to about the 10-foot level,” said Hawkins, owner-operator of Lanae Ridge Vineyard. “We had no restrictive layers.”
Idaho News 6 – “We don’t know what to expect,” Excessive heat and smoke a cause of concern for Idaho’s wineries
With about a month and a half left until the start of grape harvesting, the excessive heat and smoke is cause for concern for the Gem State’s 69 wineries.