June is officially Idaho’s Wine Month, a summertime event showcasing the growing wine industry in Idaho. The Idaho Wine Commission is dedicated to being the voice of the wine industry and helping grow awareness around excellent wineries and vineyards in the area. Idaho is quickly becoming one of the best-emerging wine regions in the United States.
People Magazine featured Boise for its culinary scene and lauded wine region in May 2018. “Tour one of the area’s more than 30 wineries […] in the Snake River Valley.” The region is an American Viticultural Area is well-known for producing vines that have sweeter yet still acidically balanced wines, such as rieslings and rosés.
Telaya Winery is a Boise local business that focuses on old-world inspired and handcrafted wines. From their 2015 Boushey Petit Verdot to the 2016 Anam, their wines are made with Idaho grapes right in the heart of Boise. 3 Horse Ranch was founded in Eagle, Idaho and has been a staple of fine dining Boise restaurants for over 15 years. The largest family-owned winery in Idaho, their winemaking techniques are based on Italian and French influences with distinctive hints of fruit.
Koenig Vineyards has over 20 years of experience hand-crafting wines from the Sunny Slope District of Idaho’s Snake River Valley. The unique volcanic soils combined with Idaho’s high-altitude produce ripe flavored wine grapes with natural acidity. Split Rail Winery was created with a new generation of wine lovers in mind, focusing on different production techniques and relevant key varietals.
Experience the fantastic wine these Idaho wineries have to offer with the best local fine dining restaurant, Chandlers. Their June Winemaker Dinners highlight Idaho wineries with the owners and winemakers of each winery. Learn about the Idaho wine industry, try some of the best wine pairings suggested by the winemakers and sommelier, and enjoy a five-course dinner made with local ingredients. Chandlers also hosts local live music Boise entertainers every night, making it one of the best local-loving restaurants.
Celebrate Idaho Wine Month by trying some of the best wines that Idaho wineries have to offer. With some of the best cuisine and the fastest growing wine market in the country, Idaho foodie experience is far beyond its reputation of potatoes.
Chandlers is a Boise steakhouse restaurant. It offers guests world-class service, the most delicious steaks and seafood Boise has to offer, and ambiance second-to-none. The extensive menu at Chandlers features seafood flown fresh to Boise on a daily basis and handpicked locally sourced ingredients.