A summary of articles from August 22nd to 31st on Washington wine.

The Scoop

The big story this week is Washington wine sales in the U.S. outpacing the competition based on Nielsen data. See a variety of links on this story below.

From around the country…

The San Angelo Standard Times writes about Gordon Brothers.

The Rochester Post-Bulletin recommends Hogue’s Late Harvest Riesling.

The Scranton Times Tribune makes Columbia Crest’s GE Shiraz their wine of the week.

From the blogosphere…

RJ’s Wine Blog writes about K Vintner’s The Creator.

Washington Wine writes about Barnard Griffin as well as Barnard Griffin’s Fume Blanc. They also write about Sauvignon Blanc.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine writes about Canoe Ridge.

Wine Peeps recommends some wine bargains. They also talk with Kathy Charlton of Olympic Cellars.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about a historical wine bottle found in Skykomish. They also write about Januik’s Blogs and Dogs event.

Paul Gregutt writes about Charles Smith. He also writes about Woodward Canyon and does a vertical of Nicholas Cole’s Camille.

Write for Wine writes about the Kitsap Wine Festival. They also write about Ch. Ste. Michelle Syrah.

AvalonWine.com writes about Owen Roe’s new releases.

WineZag writes about a trip to Seattle’s Poppy restaurant and Mark Ryan’s Long Haul.

Suite101.com writes about Goose Ridge. They also write about Tagaris Winery.

The Austinist writes about Novelty Hill.

Just Grapes looks at Washington Cabernet Franc.

From the locals…

The Seattle Times writes about the increase in the U.S. in Washington wine sales. The Eastside Business Journal also picks up on this story.

Seattle Magazine recommends some reds under $20 as well as some whites.

Woehler at the Tri-City Herald writes about wine in a box.

The Yakima Herald writes about Yakima Valley trends.

Paul Gregutt writes in the Spokanesman-Review about Washington Zinfandels. For the Seattle Times, he writes about L’Ecole.

The Tacoma News Tribune lays out the deals for September’s (delayed) Washington Wine Month at state liquor stores.

The Bellingham Herald writes about Oregon wineries using Washington grapes.

The Tri-City Herald reports that this year’s grape crop is expected to be the largest. The Puget Sound Business Journal also picks up on this story.

KNDO writes about the rise in Washington wine sales.

That’s all folks!