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Idaho Winery's Thanksgiving Barrel Tasting

11/1/2011

Media Contacts:
 
Moya Shatz
(208) 332-1538
moya@idahowines.org
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                        November 01, 2011
Idaho Winery’s Thanksgiving Barrel Tasting
            Thanksgiving is a Hours to enjoy the company of all the people you are thankful for in your life. It is a Hours for laughter, memories, and best of all great food and wine! After you have eaten your fill of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and if you’re brave grandma’s fruity green jello, gather everyone up and head out to Idaho’s wineries.
Enjoy special tastes from the barrels and bottles holding the finest Idaho wine. The wineries will be open to share their creations and to offer unique tasting opportunities for all to enjoy together!
Come share good company and great wine this Thanksgiving weekend. Gather up everyone you know to experience Idaho’s noteworthy wine country with spectacular views, delectable pairings, and of course wine.
            Below is a list of the wineries that will be open over Thanksgiving Weekend along with any specials they have to offer. For more winery information and directions, please click on the links below or go to www.idahowines.org.
 
3 Horse Ranch Vineyards
Open: November 16th-27th, except Thanksgiving Day
Hours: 11am-6pm
5900 Pearl Rd. Eagle, ID 83616
208-863-6561
www.3horseranchvineyards.com
 
$5 refunded with purchase
 
Wine samples will be offered with Buy Idaho and Idaho Preferred specialty food products provided by Timber Butte Elk, Ballard Cheese, Café de Paris, Weiser Candy Company, and Dorothy’s Jams & Jellys.
 
Bitner Vineyards
Open: November 18th-27th, except Thanksgiving Day
Hours: Noon-5pm, On the 25th: 10am-5pm
16645 Plum Rd. Caldwell, ID 83607
208-899-7648
www.bitnervineyards.com
                                                                    
Special: Buy one case of reds at regular price and get 1/2 case of whites at no cost.
 
Cinder
Barrel Tasting: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 25th-27th
Hours: Noon-5pm
107 E. 44th St. Garden City, ID 83714
208-407-4347
www.cinderwines.com
 
$ 5 per person
 
“Taste the fruits of our labor and celebrate the end of harvest with our winemaking team.  We'll be sampling straight from the barrel and telling some stories about what Mother Nature has brought us this year!”
 
Coiled Wines
Open: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 25th-27th
Hours: Noon-5pm
107 E. 44th St. Garden City, ID 83714
707-480-4919
www.coiledwines.com
 
Coiled Wines will be pouring at Periple and offering barrel samples. There will be a 15% case discount.
 
Cold Springs Winery
Open: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 25th - 27th
Hours: Noon - 5pm
7853 West Ringert Lane, Hammett, ID 83627
208-366-7993
 
Special 10% discount on purchase of 6 bottles or more.

Fujishin Family Cellars
Open: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 25th-27th
Hours: 10am-6pm
15593 Sunnyslope Rd Caldwell, ID 83607
208-573-0793
www.fujishinfamilycellars.com
 
Come in for our release of our new 2009 Petite Sirah, as well as other barrel tastings.  
Hells Canyon Winery & Zhoo Zhoo Wines
Open: Friday & Saturday, November 25th & 26th
Hours: 11am-6pm
18835 Symms Rd. Caldwell, ID 83607
208-283-1501
www.hellscanyonwinery.org & www.zhoozhoo.com
 
Featuring over 16 different wines including rare and limited releases. Fine art and sporting labels, great for gifting. Discounts on 6 pks and mixed cases. Holiday shipping available. 
 
Huston Vineyards
Open: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 25th-27th
Hours: Noon-5pm
16473 Chicken Dinner Rd. Caldwell, ID 83607
208-4557975
www.hustonvineyards.com
 
Come visit and enjoy wine pairings with specialty foods, barrel tastings and case discounts! Tasting fee at the door.
 
Indian Creek Winery
Open: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 25th-27th
Hours: 11am-6pm
1000 N. McDermott Rd Kuna, ID 83634
208-922-4791
www.indiancreekwinery.com
 
Taste some wines straight from the barrels, enjoy vinyl records spinnin' on the old record player, tasty apps, movie screenings on the projector, and wine specials you won't want to miss out on! Only 30 minutes from Boise and 15 minutes from Nampa and Meridian, Indian Creek Winery has been harvesting quality vines, excellent wines, and good Hourss since 1982!


Pend d'Orielle Winery
Open: Friday & Saturday, November 25th-26th
Hours: Noon-5pm
220 Cedar Sandpoint, ID 83864
208-265-8545
www.powines.com
 
$10 per person
Live music and tapas at Bistro Rouge Café
 
Periple
Open: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 25th-27th
Hours: Noon-5pm
107 E. 44th St. Garden City, ID 83714
208-941-5641
www.periplewines.com
 
Stop by for wine tastings and fun!
 
Sawtooth Estate Winery
Open: Friday & Saturday, November 25th & 26th
Hours: Noon-5pm
13750 Surrey Lane Nampa, ID 83686
208-467-1200 ext. 3
www.sawtoothwinery.com
 
Annual Thanksgiving Open House
Food & Wine Pairings with Brick 29 Streatery/ 3 Girls Catering / Season's Bistro & Wine Bar
Tours & Barrel Tastings
Bottle & Case Sales
Live Music by Dan Costello
Tickets: $10.00 per person 21+
*Complimentary: Sawtooth Wine Club members
 
Snake River Winery
Open: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 25th-27th
Hours: Friday & Saturday: 10:30am-7:30pm, Sunday: Noon-5pm
Tasting Room: 786 W. Broad St. Boise, ID 83702
Winery: 24013 Arena Valley Rd., Parma ID
208-345-9463
www.snakeriverwinery.com
 
Stop by the tasting room or drive out to the winery for Barrel Tastings of the new wines!
 
Ste. Chapelle Winery
Open: Friday & Saturday, November 25th & 26th
Hours: 11am-5pm
19348 Lowell Rd Caldwell, ID 83607
208-453-7843
www.stechapelle.com
 
Open House and Barrel Tastings:
$10 per person Barrel Tasting and Tours *every hour starting at 11:00am
Includes logo wine glass, live entertainment and wine tasting.
Special wine and merchandise discounts available.
Come sample some of Idaho’s best….Weiser Classic Candy, Brown Shuga Soul Food, Rollingstone Chevre, Zeppole Baking Company and more! Also, enjoy Live entertainment, featuring James Dewberry – Country … Motown … Oldies …Rock … R&B…James Dewberry has been singing for over twenty years. With his clear smooth tone and a five octave range, James has the versatility to sing a variety of music. 

 
Vale Wine Company
 Open: Saturday, November 19th & Friday, November 25th
Hours: November 19th: 11am-3pm
 November 25th: Noon-5pm
1904 E Chicago St. Suite F&G Caldwell, ID 83605
208-409-8950
www.valewineco.com
 
Enjoy Vale Wines from the Bottle and Barrel.  Holiday Wine Specials you won't want to miss. Gift Packs and New Releases available, music and food too. 
 
Williamson Vineyards
Open: Friday & Saturday, November 25th-26th
Hours: 10am-4pm
19692 Williamson Lane Caldwell, ID 83714
208-459-7333
www.willorch.coom
 
Take a scenic drive into Idaho wine country and join us for Williamson Orchards & Vineyards Fall Barrel Tasting! Experience the crisp air and beautiful fall colors while you sip on our delicious wines poured straight from the barrel. In addition to the barrel tasting, we will be releasing our newest addition to our wine collection... Sangiovese! Along with sampling wines, we will also be sampling smoked turkey, hot apple cider, crispy apples, cheese and chocolate. To top it all off enjoy case and bottle discounts on select wines!
 
Terra Nativa Vineyards
Open: Saturday, November 26th
Hours: 3-5pm
136 E Idaho Ave., Ste. 102, Meridian, ID 83642
208-345-2421
 
Vale Wine Company
Open: Saturday, November 19th & Friday, November 25th
Hours: November 19th: 11am-3pm
 November 25th: Noon-5pm
1904 E Chicago St. Suite F&G Caldwell, ID 83605
208-409-8950
http://www.valewineco.com/
 
Enjoy Vale Wines from the bottle and barrel.  Holiday Wine Specials you won't want to miss. Gift packs and new releases available, music and food too. 
 
Williamson Vineyards
Open: Friday & Saturday, November 25th-26th
Hours: 10am-4pm
19692 Williamson Lane Caldwell, ID 83714
208-459-7333
http://www.willorch.coom/
 
Take a scenic drive into Idaho wine country and join us for Williamson Orchards & Vineyards Fall Barrel Tasting! Experience the crisp air and beautiful fall colors while you sip on our delicious wines poured straight from the barrel. In addition to the barrel tasting, we will be releasing our newest addition to our wine collection... Sangiovese! Along with sampling wines, we will also be sampling smoked turkey, hot apple cider, crispy apples, cheese and chocolate. To top it all off enjoy case and bottle discounts on select wines!
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Idaho Wine Commission's goal is to market and promote all Idaho wineries and growers. There are a total of 46 wineries with 1600 vineyard acres planted. The wine industry contributed $73 million to Idaho's economy. Visit
www.idahowines.org for more information about wineries, vineyards, and events in Idaho. Phone: (208) 332-1538 Fax: (208) 334-2505 E-mail: moya@idahowines.org or sara@idahowines.org.
 
 
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