Reminder that May’s Virtual Tasting takes place on Thursday May 27th. The wine is the 2006 Kiona Lemberger. Read more about it here.

A round-up of stories on Washington wine from May 15th to 21st.

From around the country…

The Anchorage Daily News makes Hedges 2008 CMS White their wine of the week.

The Wall Street Journal (blog) writes about Kyle MacLachlan.

The Boise Weekly writes about Washington red blends.

Wine Spectator writes about Washington looking for more visitors.

The Memphis Daily News writes about Hogue’s 2007 Red Table Wine.

From the blogosphere…

Paul Gregutt writes about aMaurice. He also writes about volcanoe wines and a Frescobaldi visit to Walla Walla.

Drink Nectar writes about the upcoming #WAWine event. Josh also looks at a couple value wines and writes about local coverage of HR5034.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about winners of the WBC-or-Bust competition. Shona also writes about the Iron Vintner Challenge.

Wine Predator writes about a whirlwind wine trip.

The Terroirists write about the 2006 Browne Family Cabernet. They also do a video post on Viognier.

Wine Library TV writes about #WAWine and offers up some wines for sale for the event.

Yak Yak Wine writes about Rattlesnake Hills. He also offers WBC attendees a chance to make a deal.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine writes about Wine Press Northwest’s Insider’s Guide to Walla Walla. Catie also writes about the upcoming WAWine event. writes about Abeja.

The Oregon Wine Blog writes about King’s Estate. They also write about the upcoming Washington wine event – #WAwine.

Hollywood Hills Vineyards writes about Spotted Winged Drosophila.

WAWineman writes about Challenger Ridge Tempranillo. He also writes about the 2006 Arbor Crest Chardonnay, Hollywood Hills Vineyards 2009 Estate Chardonnay, and Columbia Crest 2006 Zinfandel.

Wine Peeps writes about a Washington Syrah dinner. They also write about the Columbia Winery Syrah.

Write for Wine writes about #WAWine and the Seattle Wine Awards.

Wine and Beer of Washington State gives a Seattle Wine Awards preview.

Cork’d writes about the increase in wine sales in April. writes about Walla Walla Spring Release.

Northwest Wine writes about Columbia Crest.

Purple Café interviews Derek DesVoigne.

Wine Foot writes about the 2005 OS Ulysses.

750ml writes about WBC-or-Bust.

Wine Chick’s Guide to Inexpensive Wine writes about Chateau Ste. Michelle.

The Wine Cask Blog writes about Maryhill’s 2006 Sangiovese.

Cellar Door writes about Efeste.

NW Wine and Real Estate writes about Forgeron Cellars.

NW Totem Cellars
writes about the art of blending.

From the locals…

Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about spring wine tasting.

The Columbian writes about new winery rules.

The Seattle Times writes about U.S. wine, including Washington, trying to make inroads in Hong Kong.

Washington State Department of Natural Resources writes a media advisory about a project on Red Mountain.

Washington State University writes about combatting Spotted Winged Drosophila.

The Olympian writes about a vineyard helping to fund Washington State schooles.

That’s all folks!

Miss something? Leave a comment or email me at [email protected] and I’ll include it in the next round-up under the leftovers section.