A summary of articles from March 1st to March 14th on Washington wine.

From around the world…

The Japan Times writes about Riesling with a callout to Washington.

The Vancouver Voice writes about Zin with a callout to Three Angels.

From around the country…

The San Francisco Chronicle writes about Hedges CMS Red. See readers’ take on the 2007 vintage of this wine from last month’s Virtual Tasting.

The Washington Post writes about Syrah with a callout to Long Shadow’s Sequel and Charles Smith Wines Boom! Boom!

The Fall River Herald News writes about Ch. Ste. Michelle’s Indian Wells Cabernet.

Annapolis’ The Capital writes about value wines with callouts to Columbia Crest’s Two Vines series and Red Diamond’s Cabernet.

The Idaho Stateman writes about white wine with a callout to Buty.

Fort Worth Business Press writes about Riesling (what is it with Riesling this month?) with a callout to Hogue Cellars Genesis.

The San Francisco Examiner writes about Washington Merlot.

The Augusta Chronicle writes about L’Ecole’s Chenin Blanc.

The Chicago Daily Herald writes about the Columbia Valley.

The Associated Press writes about Washington surpassing 600 wineries.

From the blogosphere…

Wine Peeps writes about the upcoming Taste of Washington as does Beyond the Bottle and Wino. Wine Peeps also writes about the 2004 Quilceda Creek Galitzine Cabernet for Open That Bottle Night and Washington Cabernet.

Beyond the Bottle also writes about Saviah Cellars Big Sky Cuvee 2005.

Wino writes about the Sip of Snoqualmie.

Swordfern does a blind tasting of Syrah as well as Chateau Rollat and Andrake Cellars. Swordfern also writes about traveling to Woodinville.

Ellensburg Wine Works writes about Woodward Canyon’s Cabernet Sauvignon 2007.

Wine Press NW writes about a dustup over the Thirsty Pagan’s winery.

Write for Wine writes about Syrah.

Northwest Rider writes about Cave B with some dynamite photos.

Foodista Blog writes about Conchon 555, the recent pig and wine event.

Seattle Wine Blog writes about the Taste of Washington in Phoenix.

Woodward Canyon writes about opening a bottle of the 1998 Old Vines Cabernet.

Winesampler writes about Shady Grove Winery.

Washington Wine writes about buying wine by the case.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine writes about Geoff Tate’s Insania wine project.

Thewinos.com writes about the proposed bill for increasing the percentage of wine to be labeled as a Washington wine from 75% to 95%.

From the locals…

The Tri-City Herald writes about Apex and Bridgman wineries. They also write a new wine labelling bill and Chateau Ste. Michelle.

Capital Press writes about Washington surpassing the 600 winery mark.

Gregutt writes about Washington Riesling and Arbor Crest.

The Seattle Times writes about the new Platypus wine bag.

KEPRTV writes about the new Waterbrook tasting room off Highway 12. The new tasting room is scheduled to open in time for Spring Release weekend.

The UW Daily writes about Hogue’s 2006 Cab-Merlot Red.

The Seattle Weekly writes about the apparent death of the Sightline company that was working on GPS oriented ads for wineries.

The Bellingham Herald writes about Challenger Ridge vineyard.