Brandon St-Martin CS CWP CSW
"I've worked with wineries and vineyards across the USA. I envision IDAHO as being America's next (perhaps last) great wine discovery. Ever-improving vintages of Idaho wines, coupled with excellent tourism opportunities for wine lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike, will positively reinforce the fondness people hold for this State. This is frontier winemaking, with a true pioneering spirit. Saddle up, folks! We ride at the edge of American wine." - Brandon St-Martin, Certified Sommelier (@brandonstmartin)
In addition to 3 Horse Ranch, Brandon has worked in winery and vineyard operations from the Austin Texas Hill Country, to Napa Valley California, to the New York Finger Lakes and even Brooklyn NYC. He holds a bachelor's degree from Texas Christian University and certificates in winery management and marketing from Sonoma State University. Brandon is a Certified Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers/French Culinary Institute, a Certified Wine Professional with the Culinary Institute of America, and a Certified Specialist of Wine with the Society of Wine Educators. Brandon and his wife, Jodi, have five daughters and live, work and play in bucolic Eagle Idaho.
Trade Portfolio [Southern Idaho-Hayden Beverage]: 3HRV Wine Portfolio 2017
Trade Portfolio [Northern Idaho-Odom Distributors]: 3HRV Portfolio-Odom 2017
Great Wine Tasting Event In Store This Wednesday Evening, 5-7PM, With One Of Our Favorite Eagle Haunts, Rembrandt’s @ 93 S Eagle Road, Eagle ID 83616 !... Continue »
In Oregon, both 2014 and 2015 were essentially dry-harvest vintages. In 2015, the earliest on record for many wineries, rainstorms rolled through at the end of August, moistened the parched, drought-hit soils, and refreshed the vines well before they neared ripeness. September was among the coolest on record. Vintners could pick at whatever they considered to be optimum ripeness. By Oct. 4, the wineries were done picking. Continue »