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Sacramento Bee - Dunne on Wine: Gems from ID


By Mike Dunne

Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog should have been at our table rather than the one they shared in the original “Muppet Movie.” They would have learned that Idaho wine comes in bottles topped with corks rather than caps, costs more than 95 cents, and is far more varied and refined than the sparkling muscatel – “one of the finest wines of Idaho” – poured, tasted and spat out by their contemptuous waiter, played by Steve Martin.

But that was 1979, when Idaho’s nascent wine industry maybe warranted Martin’s smarmy condescension.

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