Idaho Winery of the Year

by Wine Press Northwest

A Labor of Love

Karl & Coco Umiker are growing grapes and living as fourth generation farmers on their family’s land in the Lewis Clark Valley.

Award-Winning Wine

Our 2012 Phinny Hill Carmenere won #24 on The Seattle Times' top 50 best wines of 2014!

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Local Grapes

We produce wines made from grapes grown within 20 miles of our winery.

Our Tasting Room

Experience our laid back atmosphere


Education paved the path to success for Clearwater Canyon Cellars. Coco, our winemaker, capped her formal education with a doctorate degree studying wine microbiology. Karl, our vineyard manager, studied soil science as it relates to agriculture and soil nutrition. They work together each day toward the goal of producing ultra-premium wines from the Lewis Clark Valley and select vineyards within the greater Northwest. We are inspired to bring notoriety back to the valley as a world-renowned area for growing wines.

News from the Cellar

Our wines were featured in the June issue of Rand Sealey's Review of Washington Wines!  Although we are an Idaho winery, our grapes are grown in both Idaho and Washington.  Below are the reviews that Rand did on some of our Spring releases.  The rest of our Spring releases will be featured in

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Come and enjoy an evening with us June 9th at Richard's Cafe Vicino in Boise!  James Beard Nominated Chef Richard Langston has created a menu of delicious courses to pair with our newly released wines.

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