A summary of articles from January 1st to 7th on Washington wine.

Our featured story this week – which is not about Washington wine but is too amusing to pass up – is from Wino’s blog which reports on the Naked Wine Show. Don’t worry. I’m not going to follow suit.

From around the country…

San Diego’s Union Tribune gives a callout to Washington wine.

Rochester’s Post Bulletin makes L’Ecole No. 41’s Semillon their wine pick of the week.

From the blogosphere…

Wine Peeps writes about Cold Creek and Stillwater Creek vineyards.

The Second Glass takes a look back and the 2005 Kamiak Cellar Select.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine looks at Cadaretta’s 2007 SBS.

Swordfern Wines writes about Wines of Substance 2007 Cab Franc.

Mid-town Stomp opens some older Cayuse and DeLille wines.

From the locals…

The Tri-City Herald gives the top 10 wine stories of 2008.

KEPRTV writes about issues with wineries locating in Kennewick.

The Seattle Times writes about central Washington’s efforts to boost winter wine tourism.

The PI writes about Parejas Cellars 2007 Mourvedre. The PI also writes about Washington wine laws.