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The Daily Meal - Boise Finds its Groove

12/1/2016
At the Telaya winery, far from being just a tasting room, the winemaking team was hard at work sorting grapes. In fact they could not even pause while I interviewed winemaker Carrie Sullivan. Idaho wine is not better known because there is so little of it. Telaya, for example, makes wine from Idaho and Washington grapes. However, the quality is there, comparable with Washington. The grapes that do best are similar, too: red Rhône varieties syrah and mourvèdre, and Bordeaux varieties cabernet sauvignon, merlot, and malbec. A good example is their blended wine, Turas.