FUJISHIN FAMILY CELLARS
It’s a beautiful day and you’ve decided to visit the Snake River Valley Wine Region. As you sweep down into the valley on Highway 55, the first area you come to is the Sunnyslope Trail. Here is where a large concentration of wineries are located.
You wonder where the unusual name of Vizcaya came from? A recent visit to this picturesque winery located in Kuna gave us the answer when we met the owners, Larry and Kay Hansen.
Bill Stowe, winemaker/owner of Indian Creek Winery is known as the Godfather of the Idaho wine industry. He is one of the original wineries in Idaho and known for his signature wine, Pinot Noir.
Sawtooth Winery, originally Pintler Cellars, has come a long way from its 15 acres of prime grape varietals in 1986. Today it boasts of 500 acres of beautiful vineyards. This growing region is one of the warmer sites in southwestern Idaho.
Ste. Chapelle Winery is the original and largest winery in Idaho. Started by Dick Symms in 1976, owner of one of the largest fruit ranches in Idaho, it has become an Idaho Winery Icon.
Terra Nativa Vineyards is one of Boise’s best-kept secrets. Located in the elegant Tuscan style development in the foothills of Boise below the landmark Table Rock, this prime location is great for growing red varietals. Due to the warmer climate, the grapes ripen about two weeks earlier than in the Snake River Valley Region.
Idaho’s Food and Wine Festival
Sunday, June 12, 2016
It’s early in the season but it’s the
perfect time for thinking ahead. Idaho’s Premier Food and Wine Festival is on the horizon.
Be sure to get your tickets early in
March so you don’t miss out.