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…

Beer and Wine of Washington State writes about exceptional post on Bainbridge Island Winery. They also write about pairing with fromage blanc and the upcoming Evergreen State Wine Competition.

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.

The Oregon Wine Blog writes about Convergence Zone Cellars. They also write about a wine and cheese party, and talk about screwcap wines.

Underground Winos does a post on White Heron. Antoine also does a post on Saviah Cellars 2008 The Jack, our June Virtual Tasting.

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.

Seattle Wine Gal gives some think outside the white wine box suggestions.

Woodinville Wine Update
writes about Obelisco opening a tasting room in Woodinville.

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.

Wine Peeps writes about Washington wine available in Boston. They also write about the 2009 Pacific Rim Columbia Valley Riesling.

The Terroirists write about 106 Pine wine bar. They also write about a monthly underground dinner in Walla Walla.

From the locals…

The Seattle Times writes about the governor touring eastern Washington. They also write about wine luring visitors to Chelan and voters potentially overturning state liquor laws.

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!