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

From around the country…

Beverage World writes about a memorandum of understanding among Hong Kong, Washington, and Oregon regarding wine-related business.

Wines & Vines writes about concerns about tropical viruses in the Washington wine industry.

From the blogosphere…

Paul Gregutt writes about an upcoming Washington rosé event on June 10th. He also writes about vineyard conditions in Washington’s AVAs and drinking outside the comfort zone.

Writing at Cork’d, Josh Wade writes about potential changes in Washington State liquor laws.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine writes about Amavi Cellars. Catie also writes about the winners of the WBC-or-Bust contest and bottling at Mannina Cellars.

Drink Nectar writes about Overbluff Cellars. Josh also writes about a trip to Lake Chelan, Sojen Cellars, Barrister, and Trio Vintners and XSV.

Back to Bakas writes about Hard Row to Hoe’s Shameless Hussy Merlot.

Wine and Beer of Washington State writes about the upcoming Wine Rocks event. They also write about a sneak peak at Seattle Wine Awards wines.

Palate Press writes about Washington State wines.

The Oregon Wine Blog writes about the upcoming Wine Rocks event (tonight in Seattle).

Wine Peeps writes about Saviah Cellars. They also write about the Iron Vintner Challenge, DeLille Cellars, Corvidae, the 2009 Kung Fu Girl Riesling, and Va Piano Vineyards. writes about the Yakima Valley becoming a wine tourism destination.

2 Degrees Above Normal writes about concerns about tropical viruses in the Washington wine industry.

Write for Wine writes about Boudreaux. Margot also writes about the winners of the WBC-or-Bust contest.

Beyond the Bottle writes about Efeste’s Evergreen Riesling.

Ancient Fire Wine Blog writes about Washington wines.

The Vino File writes about Washington wine with callouts to Fourteen Hands, Hogue, and Chateau Ste. Michelle.

Washington Wine Guy writes about Cayuse.

The Daily Grit writes about the Charles Smith Velvet Devil Merlot.

WAWineMan writes about Chateau Ste. Michelle’s Ethos Chardonnay.

The Wine Cask Blog writes about Maryhill’s Winemaker’s Red. They also write about L’Ecole No. 41’s Chenin Blanc.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about a Walla Walla wine tasting in Woodinville. Shona also writes about Zerba Cellars new tasting room.

Northwest Wine writes about Malbec.

InlandSoCal writes about Seven Hills Viognier.

Wine-oh of the Year writes about Washington wine.

Yak Yak Wine gives a Washington wine blog quiz. See question #4, question #3, and question #2. Chris also writes about Steppe Cellars.

Quick Recipes and Easy writes about Washington wine.

Varja Straight Up writes about Gramercy Cellars Syrah.

Cellar Mistress writes about Dusted Valley Vintners.

WineGirlBlogs writes about making a new sign for The Blending Room.

Family Wineries of Washington State writes about initiative 1100.

Women Who Wine writes about Don Carlo Vineyard.

Wine Expedition writes about white wine from Washington.

Wine and Dine Walla Walla writes about Waterbrook.

From the locals…

Wenatchee World writes about the #WAWine event.

Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about wineries becoming more creative due to the bad economy.

The Seattle Times writes about initiative 1100.

Wine Press NW writes about Northwest wines at the International Eastern Wine Competition. They also write about Erik Olsen being named chief winemaker at Constellation.

The Tri-City Herald writes about Amavi Cellars new facility.

The Columbian writes about wine touring in the Gorge. releases its Spring 2010 wine guide.

The Lake Chelan Mirror writes about Tsillan Cellars.


Wine Spectator writes about twelve Washington Clarets.

KNDO writes about development on Red Mountain.

The Seattle Times writes about Washington wines in Hong Kong.

Wines & Vines writes about efforts in Washington toward sustainability.

That’s all folks!