Potatoes aren't the only agricultural product of Idaho; wine is also important. There are currently 50 wineries in the state, most of which are located in the Snake River Valley AVA in the state's southwestern reaches; 1200 acres of vines are planted. The climate ranges from extremely cold in the winter to quite warm in the summer; cold evenings provide for balanced temperatures during the growing season. Vineyards at situated at elevations beginning at 1500 feet. Leading varieties include Riesling, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. Besides the Snake River Valley area, there are also a few wineries located in far northern Idaho, near Coeur d'Alene, as well as one far east, near Yellowstone National Park. (Wine/Appellations)
Aromatic hop with pungent tropical fruit and citrus (apricot, papaya, orange, rtangerine, ed grapefruit), pine resin, and black tea. Can also be used for bittering. Used in IPAs, APAs, and hoppy American wheat beers. Similar to Citra. Commercial examples of Idaho include: Russian River Hop 2 It (Idaho 7), Sierra Nevada Harvest Single Hop IPA - Idaho 7. (Beer/Hops)