Jan 18 January 18 Idaho Wine Industry

Great Northwest Wine - Gem State winemakers claim 15 golds for Idaho

Idaho producers were paced by Coco Umiker of Clearwater Canyon Cellars in Lewiston, who earned a double gold for her 2016 Malbec and golds for her 2016 Merlot, 2016 Renaissance Red and 2016 Coco’s Reserve Blend No. 5. Wine Press Northwest magazine selected it as Idaho Winery of the Year in 2015.

Jan 14 January 14 Idaho Wine Industry

Matador Network - The best place to go wine tasting in all 50 states

IT USED TO BE that when people thought about wine tasting, they thought about swirling expensive glasses while snacking on brie in Napa Valley. It was a boujee, sophisticated weekend activity reserved for wealthy couples and the occasional bachelorette party. Now, literally every state in America has a wine region, even Alaska. So while the image of high-class leisure may be a bit diluted, the experience is far more accessible.