A small bit of information about Veraison and a look at some of the vineyards we source from for Cinder. Cinder is located 5 minutes from downtown Boise, Idaho and we get all our grapes from the Snake River Valley AVA, which is located in Southwest Idaho and Southeast Oregon. In this clip our winemaker, Melanie Krause, walks a couple of the vineyards we source from and sees that some of the sections set aside for us our going through “Veraison”. Enjoy!
From an article in The Seattle Times by Paul Gregutt (originally published on March 1, 2009):
“Although the Idaho wine industry dates back to the mid-1800s, and modern winemaking there began just a decade or so later than in Washington and Oregon, Idaho wines have been largely ignored outside the state. Are the wineries too small, the wines simply unavailable?” Read more on TheSeattleTimes.com »