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Williamson Orchards and Vineyards, located in the heart of the Sunnyslope Wine Trail, has been family owned and operated for generations. What started off as a family homestead, is now a thriving orchard, well-known grape grower, and award-winning winery.
Idaho’s grape growing season was delayed because of the wet, cool spring, but warm temperatures that lasted through much of October helped fruit continue to ripen, said Idaho Wine Commission Executive Director Moya Shatz-Dolsby.
Idaho’s wine grape growing season got off to a late start this year because of a cool, wet spring, but warm summer temperatures that lasted into late fall resulted in a strong finish.
“It’s been a very good year,” said Caldwell winemaker Martin Fujishin, owner of Fujishin Family Cellars. “I’m pleased with how things came in and yields were definitely up.”
White water rafting in the summer and skiing in the winter, Idaho could be a great adventure destination for our Best in Travel list. And if adventure is what brings you to Boise, we won’t fault you.
Cinder Wines 2021 dry viognier, Snake River Valley, $28: Ste. Michelle alum Melanie Krause annually produces an array of gems in Idaho, and her viognier serves as a benchmark for its tropical nose, fleshy midpalate and lemony-ginger finish.
THE MONSON FAMILY of Goose Ridge Vineyards near Richland wasted almost no time in hiring winemaker Maurine Johnson, who became a free agent three years ago in the wake of one of the largest transactions in the history of the U.S. wine industry.
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