Category Results for: Idaho Wine

 

Challenging Wine Pairing: Peeps Marshmallow Confections

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

As we enter the Easter season, the colorful little Peeps marshmallow confections are always popular. And, it has been fun for us at Wine Peeps to use the little treats as our “unofficial” mascot. Since we are always trying to come up with fun ideas for our challenging wine pairings, we decided that it was […]

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Wine Press Northwest Platinum Judging 2010

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Last month, I had the pleasure to participate as a non-voting judge during the Wine Press Northwest Platinum Judging. Wine Press Northwest is a quarterly magazine that focuses on the wine, wineries, winemakers, vineyards, and restaurants in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia. The Platinum Judging, now in its 11th year, features the best-of-the-best from […]

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Book Review: Pacific Northwest Wining & Dining by Braiden Rex-Johnson

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Pacific Northwest Wining & Dining is billed as a cookbook, but ita€?s much more than that. Ita€?s also a story about the uniqueness of the Pacific Northwest, its people, its places, its chefs, and its winemakers. Braiden Rex-Johnson (thata€?s a name you cana€?t forget) takes you on quite a tour through Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and […]

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Port on a Cold, Winter Evening

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

When you are winding down and relaxing after dinner on a cold, winter evening, therea€?s nothing better than a small glass of port wine. Add in a piece of chocolate with your port around the holidays and you have a treat thata€?s hard to beat. Port is a fortified wine, meaning that grape spirit (almost […]

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Book Review: WineTrails of Idaho

Monday, December 14th, 2009

The wine trails guy, Steve Roberts, has done it again, completing his trifecta of Northwest wine guides with this book, WineTrails of Idaho. Earlier this year when I was visiting with Steve about his WineTrails of Oregon book, I asked him what was next and he mentioned this book, so I wasna€?t surprised when I […]

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Rhone Rangers Ride into Seattle again

Monday, July 20th, 2009

For the second year in a row, Dad (John) and I attended the Rhone Rangers trade/media tasting in Seattle. The Rhone Rangers are a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting American Rhone varietal wines. To be members, wineries must produce wines from one or more of the 22 varietals that are native to the Rhone Valley […]

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Think Green, Drink Red: Refillable Wine Bottles

Friday, June 5th, 2009

During these tough economic times, ita€?s refreshing to see creative marketing combined with an environmentally friendly concept. And thata€?s exactly what we found recently when we visited Pend da€?Oreille Winery in Sandpoint, Idaho. We learned that since February, their popular Bistro Rouge Red Table Wine has been available in a refillable 1.5 liter bottle. You […]

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Super Bargain Wines for Tough Times

Friday, September 5th, 2008

As gas prices climb higher and higher and your employer balks at that long-overdue pay raise, have you started looking for wines on sale at reasonable prices? Sure you have, but remember there is a big difference between a cheap wine and a bargain wine. A wine is only a bargain if ita€?s a good […]

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Road Trip: Complete Recap

Friday, August 1st, 2008

It all began on April 8th of this year; a road trip through 23 states covering 12,360 miles. Since then, Ia€?ve posted 16 times from the road as we visited almost too many wineries to count in search of that next great bottle. Obviously, I hope that you have read all of my posts from […]

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Road Trip: Idaho

Friday, June 20th, 2008

As we continued our cross-country road trip, we visited three Idaho wineries, one in Glenns Ferry and two in Caldwell, Idaho. They all produce their wines exclusively with Idaho grapes, and we found some pretty good wines at each stop. Our first stop was at Carmela Vineyards, in business since 1988. They produce about 10,000 […]

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