A summary of articles from August 8th to 21st on Washington wine.
For your reading pleasure, the August/September edition of WINO magazine is out.
From around the country…
Wine Library TV does a blind tasting of Merlot, including offerings from Woodward Canyon, Robert Karl, and Flying Fish.
Pittsburgh’s TribLIVE writes about red wine and summer food with a call-out to Columbia Crest’s 2005 Reserve Syrah.
New York’s Faster Times writes about the importance of irrigation and in doing so calls wines from Walla Walla (wait for it) “suspect.”
The Sarasota Herald Tribune writes about Riesling with a (very) brief mention of Washington.
Providence Rhode Island’s Edge writes about Milbrandt Vineyards.
From the blogosphere…
Washington Wine writes about wine and the recession.
Cream Colored Ponies and Crisp Rhubarb Strudel…writes about favorite Washington wineries with callouts to Flying Trout, Lowden, and Mannina.
Washington Wine Guy checks out Cayuse’s 2006 En Chamberlain.
Demo Dirt writes about wine and the economy with quotes from several Washington wineries.
Entaste writes about Quilceda Creek’s 2000 and 2001 Cabernet.
Factoidz writes about rating wine with a callout to Nicholas Cole’s GraEagle 2006.
Uptake writes about where to dine and drink in the Bellingham and Mt. Baker areas with a callout to Samson Estates Winery.
State of Gracie writes about a Walla Walla weekend.
The Blog Wine Cellar writes about DiStefano’s 2004 Sogno.
CheapWineRatings.com writes about Randall Harris Merlot.
Walla Walla Village Winery writes about Walla Walla heritage.
Lenndevours writes about Long Shadows 2006 Feather.
From the locals…
Woehler at the Tri-City Herald writes about standouts from the Auction of Washington Wines.
KPLU writes about the need to appeal to Millenials.
That’s all folks!