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Food & Wine – These Are America’s Next Great Food Cities

The state is still better known for its potatoes than its grapes, but with 1,300 acres of vineyards, the wine scene is one of the Pacific Northwest’s best kept secrets. And women are leading the charge, like Idaho natives Leslie Preston and Melanie Krause, who cut their teeth in Napa Valley and Woodinville, Washington, respectively, before returning home to open two of the region’s most exciting wineries, Coiled and Cinder. 


Growth and wine collide: Homeowners, winery industry clash as development comes to Eagle foothills

April 6, 2022

Once winter eases its grip, he tries to spend every minute possible enjoying his expansive wrap-around deck or working in his vineyard trimming vines with his two trusty golden retrievers at his side. His property is nestled in the Eagle foothills, largely surrounded by other small farms or single-family homes with expansive acreage. Pasculli’s home and multiple varieties of wine grape vines have a commanding view of the rolling hills off in the distance.