A round-up of stories on Washington wine from October 15th to 21st.

From around the country

The New York Times published an obituary of David Lake.

Connecticut’s The Hour writes about Three Rivers Winery.

Reuters writes about Inertia Beverage Group’s on-line wholesale program.

From the blogosphere

Decanter Banter does and interview with Wine Library TV’s Gary Vaynerchuk.

Washington Wine writes about Washington Hills and Columbia Crests Gewurtztraminers.

Wine Sense Two Cents reviews Wines of Substance 2007 Cabernet.

Paul Gregutt writes about typicity in Washington wines. See part two here. He also writes about food pairing and Otis Kenyon.

Wine Peeps does a spotlight on Col Solare. They also do a Pinot Gris dinner tasting and look at recent releases from Fielding Hills, Nefarious, and Saviah.

The Oregon Wine Blog writes about Col Solare.

WINO Magazine writes about Pleasant Hills Renaissance II.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about Bin on the Lake, William Church, O Wines, DeLille’s Carriage House tasting room, crush at Challenger Ridge, and NW Totem Cellars.

Washington Wine Guy checks out Sleight of Hand’s 2007 Enchantress and Cayuse 2004 En Chamberlain.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine writes about Seven Hills 2006 Klipsun Cabernet and crush at DaMa.

Wine for Newbies does a podcast on aging reds drinking the 1999 Columbia Crest Walter Clore Reserve Red.

Walla Walla Wine News writes about Fall Release Weekend (nee Cayuse Release Weekend).

Write for Wine writes about William Church and social media.

WAWineman writes about Quilceda Creek’s 2006 Columbia Valley Cabernet and Legoe Bay’s 2006 Viognier.

Wine Foot writes about Olsen Estates.

Under the Grape Tree writes about a Washington wine road trip with callouts to Walla Walla Vintners, Cote Bonneville, Col Solare, Buty, Feather, and Woodward Canyon. Read day four, three, two, and one.

Wine & Dine Walla Walla writes about Dunham Cellars.

From the locals

The Bellingham Herald writes about Malbec with callouts to Olsen Hills and Alder Ridge.

Andy Perdue writes for the Tri-City Herald about the cold weather in wine country earlier this month. The first part of this story is here.

The Washington State Department of Agriculture writes about a large agricultural grant with various monies going to the wine industry.

The Puget Sound Business Journal writes about plans to open holiday gift stores in Washington malls for the holidays.

The Tri-City Journal of Business writes about the new Den Hoed venture.

The Spokesman-Review writes about the freeze and crush.

Gregutt writes in the Seattle Times about Gordon Brothers.


Wine and Beer of Washington State writes about Lantz Cellars.

That’s all folks!