Washington Wine Round-up April 22nd to 30th

A round-up of stories on Washington wine from April 22nd to 31st.

From around the country…

writes about Pacific Northwest wine.

From the blogosphere…

writes about Gramercy Cellars video on HR5034 (a must see).

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine
writes about Substance Wines. Catie also writes about Sleight of Hand and HR5043.

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.

Paul Gregutt
writes about Tamarack Cellars Firehouse Red and the case for value in Washington wine. He also writes about Bookwalter, winery tasting notes, and Maison Bleue.

Plate & Barrel
writes about Waterbook.

Wine Peeps
does a spotlight on Betz Family Winery. They also write about Pacific Rim and the 2007 Sharecropper’s Cabernet.

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.

Write for Wine
writes about the winner’s of this year’s Sexy Syrah event. Margot also writes about Northwest Totem Cellars.

Yak Yak Wine
writes about Gingko Forest Winery. Chris also writes about the 2008 Charles Smith Kung Fu Girl Riesling.

Wild 4 Washington Wine
writes about Yakima Valley spring barel tasting. He also writes about Willow Crest’s 2009 Rose.

writes about Beresan’s 2007 Carmenere. He also writes about Pondera’s 2007 Sangiovese and the Bunchgrass 2006 Syrah.

The Oregon Wine Blog
writes about Maison Bleue. They also write about Northwest wine collaborations.

write about Corliss Estates and Tero.

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.

WINO Magazine
writes about Merlot Gone Mad. They also write about a WSU team winning a Best Paper in Enology award.

Woodward Canyon
writes about pruning.

Another Wine Blog
writes about Maryhill. They also write about Tildio.

writes about Charles Smith.

Well Red, White, and Rose
writes about Otis Kenyon. Erika also writes about Stomani and Five Star Cellars.

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…

Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about navigating the sea of wine blogs. Writing for the Spokesman Review, he writes about Claret.

Wine Press Northwest
writes about the Northwest Wine Summit.

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.

writes about Yakima Valley Spring Barrel Tasting Weekend.

The Puget Sound Business Journal talks with Thomas Henick-Kling. They also write about Social Media with a shoutout to Gramercy Cellars.

The Tri-City Herald writes about HR 5034.

Yakima Magazine
writes about organic wines, biodynamic farming, and sulfites.

That's all folks!

Sean P. Sullivan

1 comment:

  1. As always, thanks for this! I enjoyed reading the Woodward Canyon piece and the Loving Local Food Chelan visit. So much great press for Washington Wine. I love it!

    Great work, Sean



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