Ste. Chapelle tasting room gets new look

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Copyright Idaho Press Tribune. See the full story here. Long before Idaho wines began earning national recognition and before the Sunnyslope region of Caldwell was dotted with vineyards and tasting rooms, the Symms family got into the wine-making business.Forty years later, the winery they started, Ste. Chapelle, produces about 130,000 cases of wine each year, …

Wine Blends are Versatile

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Copyright 2014 Poughkeepsie Journal Many wines are 100 percent of a particular varietal, but whether we know it or not, a lot of reds (and some whites) out there are blends. Some wines spell it out, others don’t. That’s not because they have something to hide, it’s just part of labeling law and custom. In …