As the industry celebrates Idaho Wine Month this month, it is also looking forward to further growth, said the Idaho Wine Commission, which estimates that the state could add 75 wineries in the next five years. "It's the climate, it's the soils, but primarily because we have some of the highest-elevation vineyards in the U.S. in this valley," said Bitner Vineyards owner Ron Bitner of Idaho's ability to grow quality grapes.

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