A round-up of stories on Washington wine from May 1st to 7th.

From around the world…

The Calgary Herald writes about Charles Smith.

From around the country…

Access Atlanta makes Kiona’s 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon its wine pick.

From the blogosphere…

Drink Nectar announces #WAwine, a Washington wine Twitter tasting on June 3rd. Josh also writes about Overbluff Cellars, a new Spokane area winery, as well as Barili Cellars. He also checks out the 2009 Kung Fu Girl Riesling and hands out some monthly honors.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine gives some Spring Release highlights. Catie also posts a video from Spring Release.

Paul Gregutt writes about punny wines. He also writes about Garrison Creek Cellars, and gives some rants and raves.

Wine and Beer of Washington State gives a simplified Washington geological history. They also write about the 2009 Kung Fu Girl Riesling, the Wine Century Club, and Bainbridge Island Vineyards 2008 Siegerrebe.

The Oregon Wine Blog goes on the road with callouts to Barnard Griffin, Thurston Wolfe, Alexandria Nicole, Fidelitas, and Cooper Wine Co. They also write about 509 Wines Rose release party.

Washington Wine Guys post Episode 1 on Passion Vineyards.

WINO Magazine writes about Seattle Uncorked’s annual Syrah event.

Terroirists write about Pepper Bridge. They also write about Viognier.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about rumors of Cave B opening a tasting room in Woodinville.

Wine Peeps writes about Washington wine available in Denver. They also write about the 2007 Milbrandt Traditions Merlot, and the Fielding Hills 2004 Merlot.

Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about Walla Walla’s incubator wineries and Seattle Uncorked’s upcoming Rose Revival. He also writes about Adamant Cellars.

Wawineman writes about the 2005 Andrew Will Annie Camarda Syrah. He also writes about the Reynvaan Family Vineyards 2007 In the Rocks, Columbia Winery’s 2005 Milestone, and L’Ecole No. 41’s 2008 Luminesce.

Karenpie writes about wine tasting at Terra Blanca and Walla Walla.

Sip of Spokane writes about Arbor Crest.

About.com picks Mercer’s 2008 Sauvignon Blanc as its pick of the week.

Wine and Dine Walla Walla writes about Spring Release weekend. They also write about Wines of Substance (written by Paul Gregutt).

Seattle Wine Blog writes about Woodinville Passport.

Write for Wine asks people whether they use Facebook or Twitter.

From the locals…

The Tri-City Herald writes about a plan for a new wine village in the Tri-Cities area.

The Bellingham Herald writes about Whatcom County’s Spring Release.

The Everett Herald writes about an initiative to get Washington State out of the liquor selling business.

Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about the new Riesling dry-to-sweet rating scale.

Yakima Magazine writes about differences between Chateau Ste. Michelle’s and Sineann’s Cold Creek Cabernet Sauvignon (written by Chris from Yak Yak Wine).

The Spokesman Review writes about Overbluff Cellars.


The Tri-City Herald gives a toast to Bob Woehler.

Cork’d skypes with Kiona’s JJ Williams.

That’s all folks!