A round-up of stories on Washington wine from September 21st to 30th.

From around the country

Asimov writes in the New York Times about the rise of US Rieslings with callouts to a number of Washington wineries.

Louisiana’s News Star says look to Washington for value with callouts to Hogue and Columbia Crest.

TampaBay.com makes Snoqualmie Syrah their wine of the week.

PR Newswire ranks Yakima Valley as 4th in the country as a wine destination.

From the blogosphere

Wine and Dine Walla Walla writes about Kerloo Cellars (see my Focus report on Kerloo here). They also write about Waterbrook and the Wine Bloggers Convention coming Walla Walla in 2010.

1 Wine Dude writes about a Wine Opinions piece stating that Cabernet sales are moving from Napa to Washington.

Washington Wine writes about Charles Smith being named Wine & Spirits winemaker of the year. They also write about Sagebrush’s Sauvignon Blanc and Gordon Brother’s 2006 Rose.

Grape Vine Trail also writes about Charles Smith’s winemaker award.

Paul Gregutt writes about Fielding Hills. He also writes about Reynvaan Family Vineyards, the Wall Street Journal’s ignoring Northwest Chardonnay, Gramercy Cellars, the new Den Hoed project (see bottom of post), and Tempus and Elegante Cellars.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about the Challenger Ridge harvest and crush party. They also write about Woodinville Wine Cellars, and Pondera.

Wine Peeps peeps up for Washington’s other AVAs. They also write about Heather Neff of Nefarious Cellars and do a Washington Malbec tasting dinner.

Beyond the Bottle writes about Trust Cellars 2007 Walla Walla Valley Syrah. They also write about Cedergreen’s Chenin Blanc.

Pepper Bridge Winery writes about sustainability. They also write about harvest (with great pictures I might add).

Vinography writes about Cadaretta’s 2006 Cabernet.

Seattle Wine Blog writes about Gorge wineries. Read Part II here.

Write for Wine heads to some harvest parties and makes some recommendations from Woodinville. They also give a “best of” from a trip through the Yakima Valley.

About.com writes about Washington wine regions.

The Caveat Emptyer Wine List writes about Bookwalter’s Foreshadow Cabernet.

Wine and Beer of Washington State writes about Three Rivers Winery Syrah.

WAWineMan writes about Robert Ramsay Cellars Syrah.

From the locals

The Tri-City Herald writes about the Den Hoed brothers new wine project.

The Eastside Business Journal writes about wine trade buyers visiting Washington state. They also report that Woodinville has more sommeliers per capita than anywhere in the worlds.

OPB News writes about eastern Washington vintners moving west.

KUOW reports on winemakings teaming up with stars to help sell wine. They also report on Walla Walla winemakers feeling the effects of the bad economy.

Gregutt writes in the Spokesman- Review about crush. He also writes in the Seattle Times about the recent interest in Italian varietals in Washington.

The Walla Walla Union-Bulletin writes about matching tourism grants in Walla Walla with a callout to Trio Vintners.

KOMO reports on South Seattle Community College’s wine classes overflowing.

The Seattle PI writes about new Page Cellars releases.

That’s all folks!