A round-up of stories on Washington wine from October 1st to 7th.
Sad news this week of the passing of winemaker David Lake. See Andy Perdue’s obituary, Paul Gregutt’s remembrance, JancisRobinson.com’s article with a comment by Jancis Robinson, and an article in Decanter.
For your reading pleasure, the Fall copy of Wine Press NW is now available on-line. Find it here.
From around the country…
The San Francisco Chronicle writes about west coast Riesling with callouts to Ch. Ste. Michelle and Pacific Rim.
From the blogosphere…
The 2010 Wine Blogger’s Conference announces a pre-conference excursion in Yakima Valley and a post-conference one on Red Mountain.
Paul Gregutt writes about Barrister and lists some best buys from the Northwest from the latest Wine Enthusiast.
Through the Walla Walla Grapevine writes about Tertulia.
WINO Magazine writes about Corvus Cellars. They also write about Tagaris winemaker Frank Roth, and Otis Kenyon.
The Mansion Blog writes about a harvest road trip.
Wine Peeps writes about Washington wine in Chicago.
WAWineMan tries Envious Winemakers Woodinville Red. He also tries Airfield Estates 2007 Riesling.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about Bellevue’s Purple. They also write about Hollywood Hills and Tefft Cellars.
Steve Heimoff takes a trip to Seattle and comes away impressed with some Washington cabernet.
Wine Library TV checks out some Washington Chardonnay.
Forgeron Cellars writes about Walla Walla’s downtown.
Write for Wine checks out Airfield Estates merlot. They also write about Alexandria Nicole’s harvest party, and Senoj’s upcoming Primitivo.
WineLife365 writes about Columbia Crest’s Grand Estates Chardonnay.
Spirit of Wine looks at Bridgman’s cabernet.
Wine Foot writes about harvest.
The Wine Commentator writes about Washington Viognier with callouts to àMaurice and Syncline.
Wine Reviews and Accessories writes about Washington wines with callouts to L’Ecole, Columbia Crest, Chateau Ste. Michelle, and Hogue.
The Oregon Wine Blog checks out Latah Creek’s Petit Verdot.
From the locals…
The Mercer Island Reporter writes about Washington wine in a box.
KVEW writes about a wine buyers group visiting Washington. KATU also picks up on this story as does KEPRTV.
The Tacoma News Tribune writes about harvest.
The Seattle PI writes about the opening of Purple Café in Bellevue.
KIMA TV says things look positive for Washington wine.
Washington Wine Guy writes about SYZYGY, Barons V, and Buty.
That’s all folks!
Fun stuff! My favorite column in your blog.
Thanks! Glad to hear you enjoy it.