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Idaho Winery to Watch: Telaya Wine Co.

Idaho Winery to Watch: Telaya Wine Co.
By Eric Degerman, March 16, 2015

Earl Sullivan knows if he is to compete against California wines in the Boise market that Telaya Wine Co., must make wines that are worthy of attention — regardless of who in the Pacific Northwest grew the grapes.

“The best thing for Idaho is for us to make the best wine we possibly can,” he said. “If I bring in high-quality Washington grapes and make that sing, then my customers will have more faith in trying my wines made from local fruit. I have more customers than not who tell me, ‘Please don’t stop making Washington wines.’ ”