A summary of articles from September 1st to 14th on Washington wine.
From around the country…
Business Week writes about Pepper Bridge’s 2005 Cabernet.
Food and Wine magazine names Charles Smith their winemaker of the year.
Tulsa World also writes about Charles Smith.
From the blogosphere…
Wine Peeps writes about Dusted Valley. They also write about new retailer Full Pull Wines, a pairing challenge, WA wines available in NYC, and Washington wine month.
Beyond the Bottle checks out àMaurice Cellars 2006 Chardonnay. Thad also check out L’Ecole No. 41’s Walla Voila 2008 Chenin Blanc.
Paul Gregutt writes about Sineann. He also writes about the price of Washington wine, some Washington Wine Month deals, and answers a question about scoring.
Tavola Rosso does a Washington vs California Syrah taste off.
Through the Walla Walla Grapevine writes about Charles Smith being named winemaker of the year by Food and Wine magazine. Catie also writes about Robison Ranch Cellars.
Going for Seconds writes about a Tanzer tasting.
Write for Wine also writes about Full Pull. Margot also writes about DeLille’s D2 and Alexandia Nicole’s Syrah.
Wine Foot does a duel of California and Washington merlots. They also interview Efeste’s Brennon Leighton.
WINO magazine writes about :Nota Bene. They also write about Furion Cellars, and give Part II of a trip to Col Solare (Note: see my recent Focus report on Col Solare here).
Washington Wine Guy checks out some K Vintners wines.
You’ve heard of the Dogs of Walla Walla. Shona at Woodinville Wine Update now talks about the Winery Cat of Woodinville. WWU also writes about Gorman’s The Bully, wineries who tweet, Dusted Valley Vintners, and a day in the vineyard with Hollywood Hill Vineyards.
The Wine Connoisseur posts a variety of videos taken at the Seattle Wine Awards.
Wine and Beer of Washington State writes about a wine class at William Church Winery.
Washington Wine writes about Washington Wine month.
Seattle Wine Blog hits some Woodinville wineries.
RJ’s Wine Blog does a bonus round on Owen Roe.
WA Wine Man writes about Columbia’s Gwertztraminer, Eliseo Silva’s 2005 Merlot, Washington Tempranillo, Alexandria Nichole’s 2006 Temp, JM Cellars 2008 Chard, Doyenne’s 2008 Rose, and Betz’ La Cote Patriarche.
Portalis Wine Blog writes about Rieslings with a callout to Efeste’s 2008 Evergreen Vineyard Riesling.
Schwartz Brothers Restaurants writes that Bellevue’s Daniels will now be serving only Washington wine on their Cruvinet system.
The Industry Made Me Do It tries WA wines alongside BS wines with callouts to DeLille, Trust Cellars, and Chateau Ste. Michelle.
The Examiner writes about the 2006 Red Diamond Cabernet. See my take on this wine here. They Examiner also writes about Boudreaux Cellars.
Doug Paulding Wine Picks writes about Hogue Cellars.
CheapWineRatings.com looks at Mercer’s Chardonnay. They also check out Bridgman’s Chardonnay.
Associated Content writes about Washington’s best wines with callouts to Chateau Ste. Michelle, Leonetti, Gramercy, Abeja, and Andrew Will.
About.com writes about Hogue’s 2006 Genesis Syrah.
Cherries and Clay writes about Walla Walla’s 8 Bit Vintners.
Inspired Imbiber 2.0 writes about a trip to Walla Walla.
My Vine Spot does a blind Viognier tasting where Washington’s Bridgman comes out near the top.
Eric Bandholz writes about a trip to Walla Walla.
From the locals…
The Seattle PI picks up an AP story about a truck carrying Washington wine to Wyoming catching on fire and sending corks flying. No word on the wines that perished.
Andy Perdue writes for the Tacoma News Tribune about the beginning of harvest season.
Woehler at the Tri-city Herald writes about Washington Wine Month.
KNDO reports that Labor Day weekend was a success in Yakima Valley.
That’s all folks!
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