Idaho Riesling in a can launched

The Idaho wine industry makes headlines with #Riesling in a can.

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Following on from the success of Oregon Pinot Noir in a can, an Idaho winery has launched a Riesling in a can aimed at beer fans on the move.

As reported by the Idaho Statesman, the wine is the brainchild of Jed Glavin of Split Rail Winery in Garden City and will be released under the Strange Folk brand.

Marketed in 37.5cl aluminium cans that will retail for US$6, the Riesling grapes that go into La Boheme White were sourced from Sawtooth Vineyards in Nampa.

The same wine, which is said to boast notes of “fresh peach, honeysuckle and ginger” is also sold by the keg, with the winery offering growler fills.

The pale blue cans, sourced from the UK, feature a sketch of a woman in a red beret. The fact that the wine is made from Riesling isn’t mentioned on the can.

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