A round-up of stories on Washington wine from November 8th to 14th.

From around the country

The Scranton Times-Tribune names the 2007 Eroica Riesling their ‘Pick of the Week.’

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel writes about recommends Seven Hills Pinot Gris and Riesling for Thanksgiving (see sidebar on right).

Montana’s Great Falls Tribune writes about making wines from Washington state grapes (this seems to be an increasing trend with wineries from the east coast and Hong Kong doing the same).

Wine Business.com writes about Washington wine industry scholarships.

The San Francisco Chronicle writes about bargain wines with a callout to Hedges CMS white. They also write about Washington Syrah with callouts to Ch. Ste. Michelle, Amavi, Betz, Efeste, and Owen Roe.

Indiana’s Journal Gazette writes about Washington’s high volume facilities.

From the blogosphere

Wine and Beer of Washington State reviews the Tri-cities Wine Festival. They also write about Lantz Cellars.

Paul Gregutt writes about Cayuse Vineyard’s Christophe Baron. He also writes about Fall Release Weekend.

Washington Wine checks out Washington Hills 2007 Cabernet. They also write about Silver Lake’s 2007 Chardonnay.

Wine Peeps writes about their coverage of Washington state wines. They also write about Washington merlots with callouts to Fielding Hills and Stephenson.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine writes about Fall Release. They also write about Plumb Cellars.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about the latest Woodinville tasting room openings including Maison Bleue and Isenhower. They also write about Halloween at Woodinville wineries.

WINO Magazine writes about DiStefano.

WAwineman writes about Sagelands 2005 Four Corners Merlot.

Washington Wine Guy writes tasting notes from Cayuse and Reynvaan. He also writes about the 2nd Annual Cayuse dinner at jimgermanbar.

Pepper Bridge Winery writes about Fall Release.

Blabbermouth.net says that Queensryche’s Geoff Tate will be making an Insania white wine with Three Rivers.

Cellarmistress’ Cellar Talk writes about the Charles Smith Velvet Devil Merlot.

Chickspeak writes about 14 Hands.

Under the Grape Tree writes about Gordon Brothers 2005 Syrah.

The Oregon Wine Blog writes about Yakima Valley with callouts to Gilbert Cellars and Kana.

Cheapwineratings.com looks at Bridgman’s Cabernet.

Family Wines of Washington State gives some data on Washington wine.

The Examiner writes about Vin du Lac’s new production facility.

Drinkhacker.com writes about Otis Kenyon’s Matchless Red.

Lenndevours writes about the 2008 Poet’s Leap Riesling.

From the locals

Woehler gives some Thanksgiving wine recommendations.

The Tri-city Herald writes that Horizon is cutting back one of its Seattle to Walla Walla flights. They also write about the Tri-city Wine Festival.


Winecation writes about traveling to Lake Chelan.

That’s all folks!