A round-up of stories on Washington wine from April 22nd to 31st.
From around the country…
Madison.com writes about Pacific Northwest wine.
From the blogosphere…
Fermentation writes about Gramercy Cellars video on HR5034 (a must see).
Wine and Beer of Washington State writes about the Seattle Wine Awards. They also write about Barrage Cellars at Merlot Gone Mad, Barnard Griffin’s 2006 Reserve Zinfandel, and Boomtown’s 2008 Pinot Gris.
Plate & Barrel writes about Waterbook.
Drink Nectar talks with Mt Baker Vineyards about Twitter. Josh also writes about the Washington wine industry’s opposition to HR5034. If you like wine and you are not up to speed on this bill, please make sure to read this post. In the ‘with us or against us’ sense, this bill is most definitely ‘Against us.’ He also provides representative contact information for this bill and writes about Nodland Cellars, and Latah Creek.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about Passport weekend.
Washington Wine Guy writes about high scores for Cayuse.
Wine and Dine Walla Walla gives some Spring Release Do’s and Don’ts.
Wine Predator writes about Chateau Ste. Michelle’s 2008 Chardonnay.
The Vino File checks out 14 Hands Cabernet.
The Grumpy Winemaker writes about Mother Nature.
Woodward Canyon writes about pruning.
STLwinegirl writes about Charles Smith.
Ambassador of Wine writes about Woodward Canyon’s 2008 Walla Walla Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (I believe the year on this is incorrect and should be 2007).
Loving Local Food writes about Lake Chelan.
From the locals…
Wine Press Northwest writes about the Northwest Wine Summit.
Woehler bids farewell to the Tri-City Herald. Washington Wine Report wishes him well.
The Seattle Times writes about the effect of Walla Walla’s wine industry on the recent development of a golf course.
KNDO writes about Yakima Valley Spring Barrel Tasting Weekend.
The Tri-City Herald writes about HR 5034.
Yakima Magazine writes about organic wines, biodynamic farming, and sulfites.
That’s all folks!