This winter has been one the Treasure Valley will not quickly forget. It’s been decades since we’ve seen this kind of snowfall and low temperatures. So besides having to shovel our driveways on a daily basis and keep a healthy stock of snow-melt in the garage, we have also been thinking about how this cold spell will affect Idaho’s 2017 grape production.
When a vine is hit by a cold snap, what really suffers are its dormant buds, which are what develop into fruit in the spring. The buds that develop into fruit are bundled up together inside an external, scaly, protective layer.
Vineyard & Winery Management gave Idaho Malbec a great shout out in its Jan-Feb 2017 edition. Our 2016 Malbec is still in barrel, but we're excited about its potential!
Telaya is proud to announce the official release of our first rosé! A lot of thought, creativity, and heart went into making this particular rosé. Here’s a behind-the-scenes peek into how we developed it and what makes it special.
From thedailymeal.com- make sure to take follow the link to read through the whole article!
The state’s latest AVA, Lewis-Clark Valley, was approved in early 2016 and borders eastern Washington, who will share the designation. Grapevines were planted there in the mid-nineteenth century, but were felled by Prohibition and not revived until the 1970s. But the comeback has held a steady if contained pace. Today, there are 1,200 acres of vineyard — auspiciously, not enough to satisfy a growing thirst for Idaho wines — in which cold winters, cool nights, warm days in the summer fruiting season, and plenty of sunshine could help this Pacific Northwest state’s reputation catch up to that of its two better-known neighbors...."READ MORE HERE
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