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2022 July 8 Wine

Hello Meridian - Idaho Wine Industry 

With over 70 wineries and 1,300 planted acres, Idaho is known as one of the fastest-growing wine regions in the country, with natural resources to sustain world-class vineyards and wineries statewide.

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2022 July 8 Wine

The Wine Siren- The Fastest Growing Wine Region in United States: Idaho Wine

The intrigue of the fastest growing wine region in the United States led me on a journey to learn more about Idaho Wine. I left Napa on a very hot Friday afternoon to fly to the land of the unknown. I’d never traveled to Idaho but was inspired to learn it was the fastest-growing wine region in the United States. Pretty compelling stuff, particularly when you consider wine today is made in every state in the union.  

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2022 June 28 Wine

Idaho Business Review - Development and weather pose pressing issues for Idaho wineries

After the past two years, Idaho’s wine industry is popping the cork on what it hopes will be a normal summer. 

According to statistics from the Idaho Wine Commission, Idaho now has more than 75 wineries, which harvest more than 2,000 tons of grapes every year, producing more than 300,000 gallons of wine annually. Altogether, Idaho’s vineyards and wineries have an estimated annual impact of $210 million. 

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2022 June 27 Wine

PROJECT FARE - The Idaho beverage industry: Behind the solar power curve?

On a sultry day in early June, the front lawn of the Hells Canyon and Zhoo Zhoo winery feels like a tiny slice of Tuscany transported to Caldwell, Idaho. Soft music plays, sunlight falls gracefully through tree canopies, and the twisting length of the Snake River is visible far beyond the grapevines. It’s deeply serene. But the winery has an open secret: Both the wine and ambiance are made possible by solar power.

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