Okay, let’s get the bad news out of the way first: this year, there’s no Savor Idaho, the crown jewel of Idaho Wine and Cider Month. But here’s the good news… You can still have fun discovering Idaho wines all month long with the Savor Idaho To Go Passport. The passport is your ticket to visit as many Idaho wineries and cideries as you can for special events, tastings, promotions and prizes!
How it works
First, pick up your FREE Savor Idaho To Go Passport at any participating winery and cidery. (Or you can just contact us directly.) Once you’ve received your passport, visit as many wineries or cideries as you can. Just make sure they “stamp” your passport by signing the "VISITED" space on their page. At the end of the month, send your passport to the Idaho Wine Commission by July 7 to be entered into our prize drawings. You can email us (firstname.lastname@example.org) your filled out pages—or mail in your passport to our office at 821 West State Street, Boise, ID 83702.
Winners will be announced on July 9. Some wineries charge for tastings. Please visit the winery website prior to your visit if reservations are needed. Check out the Frequently Asked Questions here.
The more you visit, the better the prizes
Visit 10 or more wineries and you can be eligible to be entered to win one of the following prizes:
- Glamping at Sawtooth Winery (two-night stay includes a reserve wine tasting, charcuterie box and tasting at Ste. Chapelle Winery)
- VIP Tasting for 2 with Fujishin Family Cellars in the vineyard
- Sunshine Wine Tour
- Cottonwood Grill gift card
- VIP Tasting for 2 with Cinder and VIP wine flask
- Idaho Wine Paint by Numbers
Visit five or more wineries and you can be eligible to be entered to win one of the following prizes:
- Ward Hooper Idaho Wine Country poster
- Potter Wines tasting coupon (25 available)
- Visit Idaho water bottle (7 available)
- Two event vouchers to the Idaho Botanical Garden (2 pairs available)
- Chocolat Bar gift card
- Ling and Louies gift card
- Chandlers Steakhouse & Seafood gift card
Visit three or more wineries and you can be eligible to be entered to win one of the following prizes:
- Two Savor Idaho glasses
- Visit Idaho lip balm (while supplies last)
Watch, then savor
The Idaho wine and cider industry has been around since the 1860s when the first wine grapes were planted in Lewiston, Idaho and since then, the industry has more than doubled its economic impact, contributing $209.6 million to the Idaho economy each year. In 2009, June was declared Idaho Wine and Cider Month. Watch Governor Little announce the beginning of the 12th annual Idaho Wine and Cider Month.
And if you're more of a video person, listen to Idaho Wine Commission Executive Director Moya Dolsby introduce and explain the Savor Idaho To Go Passport here.
Ready, set… sip!
Now that you know how to celebrate Idaho Wine and Cider Month, start planning your itinerary to join in celebrations taking place across the state. With your Savor Idaho To Go Passport, nothing is stopping you from exploring the extraordinary wines and ciders of Idaho.
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