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107 East 44th Street
Garden City, Idaho
USA 83704
Phone: (208) 433-9813

Contact: Melanie Krause

We source our grapes from several vineyards in the Snake River Valley. The majority of our fruit comes from Fraser, Williamson, Sawtooth, and Skyline Vineyards, all with track records of producing good fruit. In the spirit of exploration and investing in the industry we also received fruit from two small, young vineyards on the outskirts of the AVA, Rocky Fence in Emmett and Eckerts Vineyard near the Thousand Springs Byway.
I spent the summer of 2006 exploring the vineyards of Idaho, looking at the growing conditions and meeting the farmers. I wanted to assess the quality and potential of the growing region before I started a winery here. I always suspected the region had good vineyard land and some of the wineries here already produce some delicious wines, but I was genuinely surprised at how excited I got as I started looking at the soils, microclimates, and slopes the vineyards were on. The small amount of Syrah I made in 2006 confirmed it for me, we can make fantastic wine here, so let’s do it!

Winemaker: Melanie Krause

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