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Clearwater Canyon Cellars comes of age on Idaho century farm

LEWISTON, Idaho – If Idaho winemakers Coco Umiker and her husband, Karl, had their way, the estate planting for their award-winning Clearwater Canyon Cellars would be named Nichols Vineyard.

During Friday’s state ceremony declaring Nichols Family Farm an official Idaho century farm, Coco joked while describing why her grandfather, the late Ralph E. Nichols, pushed hard in the direction of Karl’s surname.