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Idaho Wine Country
Calendar of Events
(Last updated: 09/12/2014 )
 

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Click on one of Idaho's wine regions, reflected on the map below, and explore some wine-country special event possibilities.  If you plan to attend a popular wine country event and want to stay longer than just the day of the event, it is best to make lodging and dining reservations early.  You will find lots of options in our Lodging and Dining sections for each region.

Click on the map region of your choice for event details.

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Overview map of Idaho

Snake River Valley Region       Northern Idaho Area

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Wine Events Outside Northwest Wine Regions...
or those not yet included on Wines Northwest

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Ongoing Events outside official Wine Regions

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4th Thursdays
6:30 pm

Food and Wine Pairing Events featuring various Idaho winemakers.  Mountain Café at Silver Mountain Resort, contact 208-783-0562 for more information. Reservation required.

Silver Mountain Resort, Kellogg, ID

Snake River Valley Region Special Events

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Sat
Sep 13
Noon - 6 pm
Snake River Valley Harvest Festival.  Spend a day enjoying the bounty of the Snake River Valley.  The event will include: Wine tastings from local wineries; educational wine pairings and food by Northwest Chef Andrew Oldham; music by J.R. and the Stingrays; local fruit and produce vendors.  Taste wine from Ste. Chapelle, Fujishin, Koenig, Indian Creek, Huston, Sawtooth, Williamson and Hat Ranch wineries.  A portion of the proceeds will go to Warrior Pointe, a wounded veterans organization.  Presale tickets $20; at gate $30; members $25. Logo glass included. Click here for tickets and more information. Ste. Chapelle Winery
19348 Lowell Rd
Caldwell
Sat
Sep 13
6 - 9 pm
Eighth Annual Eagle Food and Wine Festival.  Great food and wine at this annual festival celebrating the culinary and viticulture delights of the area.  Select Idaho wineries are paired with premier local chefs. Live music enhances the evening.  A portion of event proceeds are donated each year to worthwhile local charities. Boys and Girls Clubs of Ada County and the Eagle Food Bank are this year's beneficiaries. BanBury Golf Course
2626 S Marypost Place
Eagle, ID
Sun
Sep 28
7 am start time
Idaho Wine Run.  The annual Idaho Wine Run will offer a full marathon, half marathon, 10k, 5k, and Kids Fun Run.  Wine sampling from over 15 local wineries will be offered after the race along with live music.  All participants will received a custom Idaho Wine Run wine glass and ample free wine sampling or a sweet drink tumbler.  Must be 21 or over for the wine sampling or purchases. Ste. Chapelle Winery
19348 Lowell Rd,
Caldwell, ID
 
Wed
Oct 1
Time TBA
Telaya's Winemakers' Dinner at Fork.  Fork is offering a winemaker’s dinner featuring Telaya wines.  The cost is $75 per person (plus tax and gratuity) and reservations can be made by calling 208-287-1700 or email Jordan@boisefork.com.  Please let them know when the reservation is made that you are a Telaya wine club member or customer. Fork
199 N 8th St
Boise, Idaho
Thu
Oct 9
5:30 – 11 pm
30th Annual Chef’s Affair.  Experience an evening of fine food, fun, and fond recollections of the 1980s when Pac-Man ruled, Madonna shocked, and “Dallas” was hot.  Featuring an exquisite six-course meal prepared by some of Idaho’s most renowned chefs, with each course accompanied by wine from Idaho’s finest vineyards.  All proceeds support the programs and services of The Idaho Foodbank.  For more information call 208-577-2698 or e-mail teenawright@idahofoodbank.org. Boise Center
850 W Front St
Boise, ID
Thu
Nov 6
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Sippin’ In the City.  Break out from the everyday tasting, step away from the table and prepare yourself for a different type of tasting.  Sip your way through Idaho’s best while tasting sweet and savory bites in the city.  Featuring all Idaho winemakers, tasty treats from Idaho’s coolest culinary artists and original local music.  Entrance fee is $30. Linen Building
1402 W Grove St
Boise, ID
Fri & Sat
Nov 28 & 29th
10 am - 4 pm
Annual Fall Barrel Tasting Williamson Orchards & Vineyards.  Take a scenic drive into Idaho wine country and join Williamson Orchards & Vineyards for their Fall Barrel Tasting.  Experience the crisp air of fall and the changing colors of the leaves while you sip their delicious wines poured straight from the barrel.  This afternoon of wine will also include music, cheese, chocolate and fun! There will be case and bottle discounts on select wines.  For additional information call 208-459-7333 or e-mail wine@willorch.com. Williamson Orchards & Vineyards
19692 Williamson Ln
Caldwell, ID

Ongoing Events in the Snake River Wine Country

Every Wednesday
June through August
5 - 8 pm
Alive After 5.  Enjoy the 28th year of Downtown Boise's free concert series on the Grove Plaza!  Every Wednesday from 5-8 you'll find live music, vendor booths, food, beer and Idaho wine!  Cool off in the fountain, dance or just hang out and chill. Click here for a list of performers Great event for the whole family.

http://www.downtownboise.org/index.cfm/events/dba_events/alive_after_five

(In case of bad weather the party moves indoors to Liquid, 405 S 8th Street.)

Grove Plaza
Downtown Boise
On-going Monthly
3rd Thursday
6:30 pm
Futures.  3rd Thursday of every month is Futures, where individuals get a chance to taste the wine as it ages in the barrel.  Cost is free, call 208-286-9463 for more information. Woodriver Cellars,
Eagle
Monthly
1st Fridays

First Fridays/Friday Night Express.  In Caldwell, ID, the first Friday night of every month is a night of celebration.  There is live music, food, wine tasting, etc as most downtown stores stay open a bit longer to invite people to enjoy the revitalized downtown area.  Bring the family and your friends!

Downtown Caldwell
Monthly
5:30 - 9:30 pm
First Thursday - This event is held in downtown Boise on the first Thursday of each month.  Enjoy a gallery stroll, entertainment, merchant and restaurant specials, as well as free garage parking (with merchant validation).  Trolley rides are available, for additional information call 208-472-5200 ext. 0, or visit www.downtownboise.org. Downtown Boise

Northern Idaho & Panhandle Region Special Events
 

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Ongoing Events in Northern Idaho

Monthly - 2nd Friday of the month April - December Coeur d'Alene Art Walk.  5:00- 8:00 PM.  Participating galleries will be creating special events each month.  Non-gallery businesses and restaurants downtown will also take part in Gallery Walk.  Free.  Call for more info: (208) 664-3194. Downtown Coeur d'Alene
Every third Friday of each month
7:30 pm
Wine TastingsHosted by the North Idaho Enological Association.  Held every third Friday of each month.  7:30 p.m., Lake City Senior Center, 1916 Lakewood Drive, Coeur d’Alene.  $20/members; $28/nonmembers. (208) 772-5401. 

Lake City Senior Center
1916 Lakewood Drive, Coeur d’Alene

 

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