A round-up of stories on Washington wine from July 1st to 7th. See the special Wine Bloggers Conference edition for additional posts on Washington wine during this time period. Please refer any complaints regarding this distinction to the legal department.
From around the country…
Wines & Vines writes about the delay in the growing season this year.
The Dayton Business Journal recommends Columbia’s 2008 Cellarmaster’s Riesling and and Pacific Rim’s 2008 Gewurztraminer.
The Richmond Times Dispatch recommends the 2008 Willow Crest Pinot Gris.
From the blogosphere…
Drink Nectar writes about Cave B Winery. Josh also writes about Starbucks decision to sell wine at one of its stores, and gives out his monthly honors.
Sip & The City writes about a wine weekend in eastern Washington.
The Blog Wine Cellar writes about the Magificent Wine Co.’s Cabernet.
Red, White, and Food writes about Fidelitas M100.
Elixir Vitae writes about Bergevin Lane’s Fruit Bomb.
Wooden Horse Magazine News writes about the new Spokane wine magazine.
From Our Corner asks what will happen if both of the current Washington State initiatives involving liquor sales pass.
Wine Foot asks whether there is such a thing as winemaker terroir.
Washington Wine writes about the 2008 Columbia Crest Pinot Grigio.
WAWineman writes about DeLille’s 2006 Grand Ciel. He also writes about
The Grumpy Winemaker writes about the Wine Bloggers Conference.
From the locals…
Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about dry rosé.
The Spokesman Review encourages trying wine off the beaten path.
The Yakima Herald writes about Ellensburg trying to increase its wine tourism.
The News Tribune writes about Vineopoly.
Wenatchee World writes about ten destination northwest wineries.
The Bellingham Herald writes about Barnard Griffin.
Oregon Live writes about Kyle Maclachlan.
Chuggnutt writes about the Walla Walla wine scene.
WINO Magazine writes about Ross Andrew.
Frommers writes about Washington wine.
That’s all folks!