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The Winemaker: Leslie Preston⁠ ⁠ The Winery: C The Winemaker: Leslie Preston⁠
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The Winery: Coiled Wines |⁠
3408 W Chinden Blvd, Garden City, ID⁠
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"Romantic is one of the major words that comes to mind to describe Coiled Wines owner and winemaker Leslie Preston’s journey into the craft. Leslie grew up in Boise, Idaho and traveled to France as an exchange student when she was 16 where she was introduced to food and drink as an expression of culture. Between her undergraduate efforts and working on a Ph.D. in French literature (with a focus on 16th-century love poetry) she made many trips back to France and eventually realized she could turn wine into a career.⁠
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I had the opportunity to speak with Leslie to learn about her non-traditional path to winemaking, what makes her fiercely passionate about the industry, and her most favorite grape of them all."⁠
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For the rest of the interview, click the link in our bio, or check out our stories and swipe-up. #Idahowomenwinemakers⁠
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📷 + words by: @moderatelyexcited⁠
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Idaho’s outdoors is everyone’s playground, but Idaho’s outdoors is everyone’s playground, but we have to play safely. Respect others’ space and stay home if you’re sick.  #RecreateResponsiblyIdaho
Do you still have a trip planned to Idaho this yea Do you still have a trip planned to Idaho this year?⁠
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Our latest blog post talks about the perks of still planning that Idaho vacation.⁠
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Here is just a preview...⁠
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"From supporting local businesses by taking advantage of current flexible booking terms, to reaching out to your network to ask for advice and build connections, there are so many ways in which planning a trip to Idaho can leave you floating on good vibes right from your own home."⁠
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For more, go to visitidaho.org and scroll down to our blog posts on the home page, or check out our stories for a swipe up.⁠
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What treasured Idaho location holds special meanin What treasured Idaho location holds special meaning for you year after year?⁠
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Tell us how you discovered Idaho and why you keep coming back for a chance to be featured in our 2021 Travel Guide. The link is in our bio. ⁠
Do you have a favorite Libations spot in Idaho? Ta Do you have a favorite Libations spot in Idaho? Tag and tell us below. 👇👇👇⁠
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As we continue to #supportlocalgems we hope this post serves as a sounding board to help raise awareness for local businesses by tagging and sharing with the online community.⁠
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Other ways to help #supportlocalgems is by leaving a positive review for a business, purchasing merchandise, buying gift cards for a future visit, and liking and following them on social media.
Summer in Idaho means getting outside. Thank you f Summer in Idaho means getting outside. Thank you for the continued effort to recreate responsibly. #recreateresponsiblyIdaho
Ready to travel again? We have some tips for your Ready to travel again? We have some tips for your next Idaho vacation.⁠
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Before You Travel⁠
Check with your destination for any travel restrictions or limitations that might be in place. Ask about open lodging, restaurants, and amenities – such as grocery stores or gas stations – in the area.⁠
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Review resources to help you Recreate Responsibly on Idaho’s public lands. Contact them to inquire about weather, access, available services, and amenities (water, restroom facilities, etc.) at your preferred location.⁠
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Confirm lodging/camping arrangements before travel. Properties may limit the number of rooms available to account for physical distancing and might not be able to accommodate walk-ins.⁠
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Determine the best way to purchase attraction passes or reserve activities. Buying online or prepaying by phone might be preferred to avoid person to person contact at the location.⁠
Be aware that the number of visitors allowed into attractions could be reduced or require a reserved entrance time.⁠
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Ask about cancellation and refund policies at businesses you plan to visit.⁠
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Consider outings on a weekday to avoid crowds. Have a Plan B location/activity in mind in case of crowding.⁠
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Contact any businesses or attractions you plan to visit to confirm procedures in place for health safety and physical distancing (face coverings, temperature checks, food service, etc.).⁠
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Consider bringing some food, drinks and personal items to preserve supplies and limit exposure in communities. Some stores may not be open.⁠
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Pack cloth face coverings for everyone in your party. Face coverings are required in some businesses and encouraged where physical distancing is not possible.⁠
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Public restrooms in parks, rest areas or gas stations may not be open. Plan for the inevitable and take advantage of restrooms when available, especially when traveling with young kids.⁠
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