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“We prepared for this. We knew that the year was going to be like this so we pruned differently,” said James Holesinky, who owns Holesinky Vineyard and Winery in Buhl with his wife, Caitlin.
Katie Kelly Bell explores five off-the-beaten-track US wine states and provides a travel guide to help you explore the freewheeling spirit of American winemaking in these less-famous wine regions, starting with Idaho. And Stacy Slinkard picks out a selection of Idaho wines to try.
In the American wine-making world, it’s no secret that California gets all the glory and attention. Yet, unbeknownst to many, there is a plethora of other up-and-coming wine regions where travelers can tour, taste, and traverse vineyards with fewer crowds at a lower cost. Whether it’s Colorado proving it’s not just for craft beer or Tennessee showing it’s home to more than whiskey, these 14 states— including Utah, Georgia, New Jersey, and Texas—are hidden gem wine spots to have on your radar.
Forget wine or beer when it comes to pairing a beverage with your Thanksgiving or holiday meal. A better bet is hard cider. Here’s a roundup of some great hard cideries and their ciders to grace your holiday table and to gift your friends.
From Basque chorizo to huckleberry ice cream, wine trails to mountaintop picnics, here’s everything you need to know about wining and dining in Idaho’s Snake River Valley