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.

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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

It is official! The valley we call home is now an American Viticultural Area (AVA)!  The Lewis-Clark Valley AVA was approved by the Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) on April 20, 2016, just in time for the AVA Launch event.  From this point forward, wines produced from grapes GROWN within the

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Join us for a "Taste of Peru"!  Chef Gustavo Ramirez of Happy Day Catering will be pairing five delectable courses with our wines. Chef Gustavo moved here eight years ago from Peru and will sharing the cuisines of his home country with our valley for the first time on May 21. We will be holding

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