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Jul 1, 2020 Idaho Wine Commission

Make your escape

With most big summer travel plans on hold, weekend getaways outdoors are becoming more popular than ever. I mean, who doesn't love a good road trip, right? All you need is a car, a quality playlist and a destination.

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Topics: Support Local Wine, Idaho Wine Events, Wine Travel

Jun 4, 2020 Idaho Wine Commission

Happy Idaho Wine & Cider Month!

It's one of our favorite times of the year. June marks the start of Wine & Cider Month — our homegrown celebration of Idaho libation.

As wineries all over the state reveal their new spring releases, June is the perfect time to taste and explore the unique flavors that exist because of Idaho's distinctive terroir.

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Topics: Support Local Wine, Idaho Wine Events, Local Cider

Feb 20, 2020 Idaho Wine Commission

RAISE YOUR CORKSCREWS! Open That Bottle Night is here.

If you’re like us, Open That Bottle Night (OTBN) occurs on every day ending in “y.” But for many wine lovers, it’s an annual event that takes place on the last Saturday of February where you’re encouraged to pull the cork on that special bottle of wine you’ve been saving for “someday.” This unofficial (and glorious) wine holiday is the brainchild of former Wall Street Journal wine columnists Dorothy Gaiter and John Brecher. Created in 1999, the idea came about when the two noticed there was one question readers always asked: “what bottle should I open?”

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Topics: Idaho Wine Events

Feb 6, 2020 Idaho Wine Commission

Will you be my Valen-wine?

Here at the Idaho Wine Commission, Valentine's Day is one of our favorite times of the year. Wine and romance just go together like Cabernet Sauvignon and filet mignon, Champagne and caviar, Riesling and ricotta...

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Topics: Idaho Wine Events, Wine Gifts

Dec 20, 2019 Idaho Wine Commission

Holiday gift guide for Wine Lovers

It may be a tradition to leave milk and cookies for Santa. But for the rest of us, it's wine please! Everyone knows wine is the best holiday gift.

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Topics: Support Local Wine, Idaho Wine Events, Wine Gifts

Nov 14, 2019 Idaho Wine Commission

Why We’re Thankful for Wine

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year. It’s a day to give gratitude for your loved ones, to feast (and drink) with family, and to try and avoid awkward questions from your cousins. The day after is a different story—Friday is totally up to you.

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Topics: Idaho Wine Events

Oct 9, 2019 Idaho Wine Commission

Sip. Savor. Sparkle.

One of the premier events for lovers of Idaho wine is just a month away.  The ninth annual "Sippin' in the City" takes place Thursday, November 7, from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. and tickets are going fast.

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Topics: Idaho Wine Events

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