What if there was a way to lower risks of liver disease, type II diabetes, certain kinds of cancers, heart attack, and stroke. At the same time what if doing this one thing you would be reducing the bad cholesterol (LDL) and increasing the good (HDL). Would you do it? Okay what if I was making reference to drinking wine? Yes! Wine provides all those benefits when we drink it in moderation. The real question is who would you be to deny yourself of that kind of self care and medicinal pampering? The good news is that today is National Drink Wine Day and Idaho has some great local wineries that you can and should support on this national holiday. Here are 5 Wineries to visit on National Drink Wine Day.

Ste. Chapelle Winery
(Year Round: Mon - Sat, 10 - 5 pm;
Sun, 12 - 5 pm)

19348 Lowell Road
Caldwell, ID  83605

"In 1975, Ste. Chapelle brought new luster to Idaho winemaking, with a commitment to fine winemaking using grapes planted among the sweeping orchards of southwestern Idaho in the Snake River Valley AVA. It has grown to become the largest winery in Idaho and a hometown favorite!"

Snake River Winery
Tasting Room
(Daily: 12 - 6 pm)

20023 Hoskins Road
Caldwell, ID  83607

"Perched on the slope of a valley carved by the majestic Snake River, sits the Arena Valley Vineyard.  Sand and river rock naturally restrict the vines' growth, producing small grapes with intense and concentrated flavors. Our hand-picked fruit is treated gently and simply at our estate Snake River Winery."

Koenig Vineyards
(Wed - Sun, Noon - 5 pm)
21452 Hoskins Road
Caldwell, ID
"Koenig Vineyards was founded in 1995 with the goal of hand-crafting small lots of fine varietal wines from the Sunny Slope District of Idaho’s Snake River Valley."
Indian Creek Winery
(June thru Oct: Thur - Sun, 12 - 5;
Nov thru May: Fri - Sun, 12 - 5 pm)

1000 N McDermott Road

Kuna, ID 83634208-922-4791

"Family-owned and operated, Indian Creek Winery truly believes in that old saying “Work hard, play hard.” Bill and Mui Stowe have been working hard since 1982 to craft premium wines from the best grapes in the heart of Idaho’s Snake River Valley appellation."

Telaya Wine Company
(Daily, 12:00 - 6:00 pm)
240 E 32nd Street
Garden City, ID  83714

"Telaya started in 2008, when we produced 50 cases of carefully conceived wine. We’ve grown quite a bit since then. Our facility--which includes a full production space and tasting room--is located right on the Boise Greenbelt, just minutes from downtown and few feet from the Boise River."

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