• Impact’s Domestic Wine “Hot Prospects” Reveal Crop Of Fast-Rising Standouts

    Impact’s Domestic Wine “Hot Prospects” Reveal Crop Of Fast-Rising Standouts Copyright 2015 Shanken News Daily With the U.S. market’s domestic wine category in growth mode, the segment is seeing its fair share of standout performances, and this year’s Impact “Hot Prospects” list highlights some of the best. The roster—which includes a total of 29 domestic …

    Growing Idaho Wine Country Beckons

    Ste Chapelle Block 16 Chardonnay

    Copyright 2015 Salt Lake Tribune Read the full story here. A trip to wine country is closer than you think. Instead of heading west to California and its famed winemaking regions in Napa and Sonoma, go north to Idaho, where there are more than just potatoes. There are 51 wineries throughout the Gem State, but …

    Grapes West: Take a visit to Ste. Chapelle Winery

    Copyright 2015, Robert Ehlert, The Idaho Statesman See the full story here. It has taken me 40 years to get around to finally paying a visit to Ste. Chapelle Winery, and I am here to say you shouldn’t tarry quite that long before heading out to Sunny Slope for a sip or two paired with …

    Washington State Produces Excellent Wine – Ontario Press

    Chuck Byers, wine writer and consultant for Oshawa This Week claims that “Washington State produces excellent wine.” In a recent dinner for Washington wine-pairings held in Toronto, Canada, a Washington Hills Late Harvest Riesling was served to accompany the dessert course! Read the full article here. http://www.durhamregion.com/opinion-story/5813384-washington-state-produces-excellent-wine/

    Sawtooth Winery 2014 Classic Fly Series Sauvignon Blanc – Outstanding

    “A decade ago, Idaho native Meredith Smith turned her back on a career in real estate sales to chase her passion, and this vintage marked her fifth anniversary at Sawtooth. The estate vineyard surrounds the winery, affording Smith an exacting look at the grapes, and she made a timely call to pick this Sauvignon Blanc. …