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

From Around the Country

The Chicago Tribune writes about Charles Smith.

Business Week writes about Betz Family Winery.

Wine Spectator writes about Washington trying to lure wine tourists.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette picks up last week’s Seattle Times story about Bainbridge wineries as do numerous other outlets.

From the Blogosphere…

Paul Gregutt gives a fascinating appraisal of Washington terroir by Dr. Alan Bussaca. He also writes about Isenhower Cellars making some difficult economic decisions.

The Oregon Wine Blog writes Part 3 on Taste Washington.

Cuvee Corner writes about Forgeron Cellars 2007 Chardonnay.

Drink Nectar looks at Desert Wind’s white wines. Josh also continues the search for under $10 wine and writes about Townshend Cellars.

Wine and Beer of Washington State writes about Cote Bonneville. They also write about Full Pull Wines.

WINO Magazine writes about the art and science of winemaking.

Woodinville Wine Update writes that Pondera will be moving to Woodinville. Zerba will also be opening a tasting room in May.

The Pour Fool gives an April grab bag of wines.

Seattle Wine Blog writes about new Washington wineries at Tasting Washington.

Washington Wine Guy writes some notes on Cayuse and K Vintners.

The Examiner.com writes about touring urban wineries in Woodinville.

No Wine Snobs Allowed writes about 509 Wines.

Wine Peeps does a spotlight on Cave B. They also write about the 2007 Boomtown Syrah.

Terroirists argue against stereotyping grapes.

WAWineMan writes about Canon del Sol’s 2005 Meritage. He also writes about Bonair’s 2008 Chardonnay and Dowsett’s 2008 Gewurztraminer.

WineSquire.com writes about Walla Walla’s upcoming Spring Release weekend.

General Wine Thoughts writes about Dunham’s Trutina.

Wine Dine Walla Walla writes about Otis Kenyon’s new Woodinville tasting room.

The Grumpy Winemaker gives some advice on promoting wineries.

Cellarmistress’ Cellar Talk writes about Northstar.

From the locals…

The Seattle Times writes about small, high-end wineries getting creative to survive the bad economy.

Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about Pinot Gris.

Woehler writes about Wines of Substance.

The Bellevue Scene writes about wine storage options in Bellevue.

The Whitman Pioneer writes about the effects of the economy on Walla Walla.

Wine Press NW writes about Virginie Bourgue leaving Cadaretta.


WineSquire.com writes about Walla Walla’s Italian pioneers.

That’s all folks!