In Boise, half the fun is discovering unexpected cosmopolitan delights in a relatively small town. With a population not quite a third the size of San Francisco’s, the capital of Idaho manages to offer big-city draws such as farm-to-table dining and a multicultural atmosphere while exuding a friendly, easygoing charm. Winter is an ideal time to explore this blossoming metropolis, which features prime skiing less than 20 miles from downtown, plus nearby hot springs, cozy restaurants, and urban wineries.
Given all these draws, it’s no surprise that Boise ranked number one on Forbes’s 2018 list of America’s fastest-growing cities. And with more and more people transplanting there (and direct flights available from Oakland), now is the time to plan a visit—before the secret gets out.
Full Article HERE.
"Relaxing afternoons and tasty beverages come easy at this family-owned Garden City, Idaho, winery. The dog-friendly patio at Telaya tasting room is ideal for a picnic along the Boise River. Try a reasonably priced flight of three selections or sip Telaya's award-winning flagship blend, Turas, by the glass. Be sure to arrive early on warm days as tables are offered on a first-come, first-served basis." (pg.18)
Check out this great blog by Trazee Travel! Explore all of the great things to do in Boise and stop by next time you are on the greenbelt for a glass of wine!
Full Article HERE.
“I love the skepticism surrounding Idaho wines. And no, we do not make our wines out of potatoes,” added Sullivan of Telaya.
Check out what Carrie & other women winemakers had to say about Idaho wine in the Napa Valley Register.
“For others choosing to make wine in Idaho, it’s a lifestyle choice, like Earl and Carrie Sullivan, who followed a dream to Idaho to find a family friendly place to raise their kids and work together, merging their backgrounds in science and love of natural beauty”
Read the full Napa Valley Register article by Sasha Paulsen HERE.
“We now know what grapes grow really well here, and the quality of the wine has finally reached a point where we can take it out and demonstrate that quality.” - Earl Sullivan
Learn more about Idaho's growing wine industry HERE.
Thank you Boise for nominating Telaya as one of the top 5 wineries in Boise Weekly's Best of Boise! You have until 4/30 to vote for your Boise favorites!
Link to ballot:
Idaho wines - "resulting in powerful but balanced reds like... the 2016 Telaya Wine Company Turas, a robust earthy Syrah blend" from the Snake River Valley. Cheers!
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