Wines in Idaho: The Next Big Thing?

By cma123 on

Precept Wine acquires Ste. Chapelle A Washington-based wine company believes wines made in Idaho could be the next big thing. Precept Wine Brand bought Ste. Chapelle Winery in Caldwell, in hopes to grow the business. “This big company in Washington has the faith in Idaho to purchase not one but two wineries, and they have …

Sawtooth in I Think About Wine blog

By cma123 on

I think about wine – blog– Leil Cardoza Sawtooth Winery is one of now two Idaho wineries under the umbrella of Precept Brands, which all in all I think is a positive relationship, as that company will expand the nationwide presence of these wines, and on balance of price and quality I consider Sawtooth’s wines …

Washington Wine Company hopes to put Idaho on the Map

By cma123 on

Precept Wine bought Ste. Chapelle winery from struggling Ascentia Wine Estates Wine Spectator – Harris Meyer The head of Seattle-based Precept Wine said he hopes to boost the visibility of Idaho wine with the company’s purchase of that state’s oldest and largest producer, Ste. Chapelle Winery. Privately-held Precept bought Ste. Chapelle from Ascentia Wine Estates …

Five Roses under $15

By cma123 on

Waterbrook Washington Wine Report – Sean Sullivan Sean Sullivan takes us through five Washington roses under $15, two of which are from the Precept family of wines: 2011 Waterbrook Sangiovese Rose and the 2010 Apex Grenache Rose. In tough times, we continue the search for good, inexpensive wines. Juliettes Dazzle is in all respects one …

Look to Washington for value on good wine

By cma123 on

Washington Hills, Waterbrook and Sawtooth in the lineup Seattle Times – Wine Adviser – Paul Gregutt Although California makes 10 times as much wine as all other states combined, Wine Adviser Paul Gregutt believes it is Washington (and in some instances, Oregon) that offers the widest variety of value wines. Recommended (Precept): Washington Hills 2011 …