Reminder No. 1: Voting on the final round of the Reader Survey ends tonight at 9pm. Reminder No. 2: December’s Virtual Tasting is the 2007 Brian Carter Cellars Abracadabra and takes place on Monday December 21st. Read more about it here.

A round-up of stories on Washington wine from December 1st to 14th.

From around the country

Indianapolis’ Fox 59 picks up the Seattle Times story about Seattle-area wine shops as does the Witchita Eagle, and the Raleigh News Observer.

The Mississippi Sun Herald writes about Washington wine.

Business Week writes about Hogue Cellars 2006 Genesis Cabernet.

The San Jose Mercury News recommends Columbia Crest Grand Estates Pinot Grigio.

From the blogosphere releases its Top 100 list which features four Washington wines.

Wine Peeps writes about Washington wine available in Houston. They also do a Fielding Hills Cabernet vertical tasting and taste two Saviah Syrah. They also do a Washington Syrah tasting and look at Grand Reve’s 2005 Collaboration I and 2005 Cote Bonneville’s Carriage House.

Wine and Beer of Washington State writes about St. Nicks.

Paul Gregutt writes about Wine Enthusiast’s Top 100 which features a number of Washington wines.

Schiller Wine writes about Eroica and Poet’s Leap. talks with Drew Bledsoe about finances with a discussion of Doubleback.

WAwineman writes about the latest Washington State wineries and tasting rooms. He also writes about his 2009 wine awards, Abacela’s 2008 Albarino, Buty’s 2008 Conner Lee Chardonnay, Corliss’ 2004 Cabernet, Cote Bonneville’s 2006 Cabernet, Betz Family Winery’s 2006 Pere de Famille, and Efeste’s 2006 Final Final.

Washington Wine writes about the Long Shadows gift box.

Beyond the Bottle writes about a trip to the Lake Chelan AVA.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about St. Nicks weekend. They also write about Gorman Winery, Canyon del Sol opening a tasting room in Woodinville, and Elsom doing the same. checks out Lone Canary. He also writes about Robert Karl Cellars.

The Wine Economist writes about Wine Spectator’s Top 100.

Seattle Dining writes about Walla Walla Faces.

The Examiner writes about Jones of Washington 2006 Syrah.

Decanter Banter writes about Walla Walla’s 2009 Barrel Tasting.

The Oregon Wine Blog writes about Dolcetto with a callout to Woodward Canyon. They also write about Lemberger with a callout to Kiona, 509 Wines, and Bookwalter’s Subplot 23.

Tasting Notes writes about DeLille Cellars 2006 Harrison Hill.

Washington Wine Guy writes about Cayuse’s 2007 Cailloux Syrah.

Walla Walla Wine News recommends some Christmas gifts. They also give a must-see list for Barrel Tasting (tuck this away for future reference).

WINO Magazine does part III of a Walla Walla roundtable.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine gives some tips for Holiday Barrel Tasting.

Wine Bites writes about Benson Vineyards 2004 Sangiovese.

Wine Foot
writes about Northwest Cellars.

Write for Wine writes about Col Solare.

NeuFuture Magazine writes about Geoff Tate’s new Insania wine.

Midtown Stomp checks out Nicholas Cole’s Camille.

wine Blog writes about the 2008 Flying Fish Riesling.

Vino Mondo looks at Ch. Ste. Michelle’s 2007 Indian Wells Merlot.

Quentin Sadler’s Wine Page writes about Washington wine with callouts to Andrew Will and Ch. Ste. Michelle.

Wine Bites writes about Benson Vineyards 2004 Sangiovese.

Seattle Wine Gal writes about Woodinville wine.

Salty Seattle writes about DeLille.

Kitchen Guy writes about Walla Walla.

Ezine Articles writes about McCrea Cellars.

New Times Food Blog writes about Kamiak Windust White.

From the locals

The Puget Sound Business Journal writes about Washington wines on’s Top 100 list.

Wenatchee World writes about the push for an Ancient Lakes AVA.

The Everett Herald writes about Willis Hall Winery.

KXLY writes about Canon del Sol.

Woehler writes about the Tri-City Wine Festival.

KPLU writes about waiting for ice wine on Red Mountain.

The Bellingham Herald writes about Hightower Cellars. They also write about Alexandria Nicole.

The Everett Herald writes about Willis Hall.

KEPRTV writes about eastern Washington wineries opening tasting rooms in Woodinville.

That’s all folks!