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Wine for the Win at the ‘Fort

Mar 19, 2023


I had a great time researching and writing this article about the wines of Treefort this year.  Another year of great music, creative acts, and of course, fun and tasty wines.  Enjoy! https://www.idahopres(...)

Wining and Doing

Feb 10, 2023


February's Boise Weekly article is all about great wineries to visit that are in the Boise/Garden City areas.  I know, my job is a rough one with all of the visiting, tasting, and learning.  But, I'm happy to(...)

Beyond Dryuary

Jan 1, 2022


January is the time for fresh starts, new awakenings and for some, changes to their wine consumption.  One such change that is popular is planning a “Dryuary”.  The concept behind “Dryuary” is simple;(...)

How Sweet Life Is!

Dec 31, 2021


Sweet wines are often overlooked.  Once prized for being some of the most rare and expensive wines in the world, these specialty beverages are perfect for the winter. To learn more read below or, find our a(...)

The Keys to Successful Wine and Food Pairing

Nov 1, 2021


In a recent company trip to Sonoma County, California, our group of seven experienced a cornucopia of wines and foods that were perfectly paired.  “How do they create this?”, an attendee asked?  “This p(...)

Award Winning Wines from the Gem State

Aug 20, 2021


It’s not every Tuesday that one has the opportunity to taste and judge a plethora of local wines but that was the scene this past Tuesday, August 17th when the 12th Annual Idaho Wine Competition was held at K(...)

Canned Wines for the Win!

Jul 1, 2021


It’s summer and that means it’s the perfect time for canned wines.  Canned what?  Wine.  Sound like an oxymoron?  Not if you’re looking for an easy to enjoy wine that’s as convenient as it is tasty.(...)

Homegrown and Proud: Idaho Wine Month

Jun 1, 2021


June in the Treasure Valley often includes plans to enjoy the great weather and a plethora of outside activities. In addition, you may want to add to your schedule a plan to celebrate Idaho Wine Month.   Sinc(...)

Everything’s Coming Up Roses

Mar 1, 2021


Spring is here and with it comes a fresh crop of wines.  One style that is most widely anticipated is that of the rosé or “pink” wine.  Once derided as a wine that was always sweet and, due to its color,(...)