A round-up of stories on Washington wine from November 1st to 7th.
From around the country
The Wall Street Journal recommends giving a case of syrah this Christmas. While they don’t mention specific wineries (although the video shows a picture of Gramercy’s Lagniappe Syrah), they write “There is not a more exciting wine on shelves right now…than Syrah from Washington.” Amen.
The Dallas Morning News picks Ryan Patrick’s Naked Chardonnay as its pick of the week.
The American Society for Horticultural Science writes about tension trellising.
CNN writes about wines being made in Hong Kong from grapes from around the world, including Washington.
From the blogosphere
Paul Gregutt writes about Tulpen Cellars. He also writes about McCrea , Hedge’s new labeling approach, and the Wine Advocate reviews of Washington wine.
Through the Walla Walla Grapevine writes about Fall Release weekend in Walla Walla. They also write about 8-bit Vintners.
Luxist reports on the release of Merlove, a new DVD movie which features interviews with a number of Washington winemakers.
A Couple of Wines writes about a trip to Woodinville with callouts to Chateau Ste. Michelle, Januik, Matthews, and Alexandria Nicole.
Washington State Beer and Wine writes about Alexandria Nicole’s 2007 Merlot.
Write for Wine writes about Heaven’s Cave and plans a visit to William Church Winery.
Wine Peeps writes about Columbia Crest’s Grand Estates Cabernet and gives a recap of the Cabernet Classic event. They also write about Washington wine available in Atlanta.
WINO magazine writes about the upcoming the Washington Wine Commission’s upcoming 20-something event. They also write about WSU receiving a large research grant, a new research vineyard at WSU, and Gifford-Hirlinger.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about Seattle Uncorked’s Cabernet Classic. They also write about more east of the crest wineries opening tasting rooms in Woodinville including Eaton Hill, Tasawik, and Corus.
Washington Wine writes about Washington Hills 2007 Cabernet.
Beyond the Bottle writes about the 2008 Kung Fu Girl Riesling.
Walla Walla Wine News writes about the incubator wineries. They also ask whether Woodinville is the new Walla Walla and provide a Fall Release Survival Guide.
On the Road with the Grape Guy writes about Columbia Crest, Gordon Brothers, L’Ecole No. 41, and Chateau Ste. Michelle.
The Jacksonville Wine Guide writes about aligote from Washington.
WAwineman writes about the Goose Ridge 2005 Vireo. He also writes about DeLille Cellars 2007 D2 and provides a list of weekend events in Woodinville.
The Wine Economist writes about studying wine.
From the locals
The Seattle Times writes about Washington grape growers.
Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about buying bargains.
Seattle Magazine writes about the home winemaking trend.
The Tri-City Herald writes about WSU’s Enology and Viticulture program.
Woehler writes about Yellow Hawk Cellar.
That’s all folks!
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