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2020 June 15 Wine

Idaho Press - The How of Wine: Idaho Wine for the Win

June is Idaho wine month which means now, more than ever, it’s a great time to enjoy Idaho wines.

While it can be easy to marginalize local products because of accessibility, the quality and success of our local wine industry should be prized. And, as someone whose job it is to literally taste thousands of wines a year from across the world (it’s a tough job but somebody’s got to do it), I’m confident in the quality of many of our local producers.

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2020 May 18 Wine

A Guide to the Burgeoning World of Idaho Wine

Well, there’s much more to the Gem State, including a burgeoning wine scene focused just outside of Boise but stretching as far as Twin Falls. In and around Nampa, near the Oregon border, there’s a budding community of winemakers sourcing fruit from sprawling growing areas like the Snake River AVA. It’s a fun time for consumers, as Idaho vintners are still figuring out what works best — which grapes match the climate, which styles match the terroir, and which blends best reflect the unique landscape.

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