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Michelle Leonardson - Idaho Wine Industry Bootcamp


On a crisp and sunny fall morning, I participated in a rigorous boot camp lead by Idaho Preferred and the Idaho Wine Commission.  Described as “a crash course in the Idaho wine industry”, the day was designed to take area influencers through our paces as we toured both the Snake River wine country and the urban area of Garden City.

What a workout we got!  There was the traditional warm up, followed by exercises such as strength training, cardio, and cross-training.  And, of course, it was important to stay hydrated throughout the day.

It was challenging, but at the end of the day everyone felt !