Ste. Chapelle, Sawtooth
effort will make for a tasty blend
are an Idaho winemaker who has grown into the role of producing about 10,000
cases of wine at a boutique-style and -size operation where you are winning
awards and gaining renown among Idaho vintners and throughout the Northwest.
Then you get
the call. Your parent company, Precept Wines, based in Washington, has tapped
you to start making wine at one of its other Idaho locations: Ste. Chapelle
Winery in Sunny Slope, the state’s largest with an output of 125,000 cases —
which means almost overnight you’re going to take on the 2016 vintage, some of
which people will begin sipping next spring and summer.