A round-up of stories on Washington wine from June 22nd to June 30th. Please note, posts generated by folks at the Wine Bloggers Conference during this period are in a ‘special edition’ post here.
From around the country…
The New Jersey Star Ledger writes about Riesling with a callout to Chateau Ste. Michelle and Snoqualmie.
Wine Spectator writes about eleven value reds from Washington (Note: may require subscription).
The Anniston Star writes about going beyond Chardonnay with a callout to the Eroica Riesling.
The Lousville Courier-Journal writes a Charles Smith.
From the blogosphere…
Paul Gregutt writes about Walla Walla Vintners’ sangiovese. He also welcomes the Wallabies to the 2010 Wine Bloggers Conference.
Reign of Terroir interviews Sean Boyd of Rotie Cellars. He also talks with David Stephenson of Stephenson Cellars.
Under the Grape Tree writes about L’Ecole No. 41 (see correction here). He also gives some background information on Washington wine for WBC attendees.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about the Willows Lodge Grand Tasting of the WBC-or-Bust roadtrip. Shona also writes about a stop at Chateau Ste. Michelle, rumors of Long Shadows opening a tasting room in Woodinville, and the opening of Michael Florentino Cellars.
The Terroirists give some pointers on things to do in Walla Walla for WBC visitors.
Wine & Dine Walla Walla writes about the Marcus Whitman Hotel. They also write about Trio Vintners move out of the incubator region.
Drink Nectar writes about the launch of a new Spokane wine magazine and gives five social media tips. He also gives The Unauthorized Wine Blog Awards and writes about Northwest Cellars.
Wine Peeps writes about a Leonetti Cellar Cabernet vertical. They also write about Seven Hills Winery, the 2007 Corvidae Lenore Syrah, Washington Rose, and OS Winery.
Wine & Beer of Washington State writes about WBC-or-Bust. They also write about the Debuts and Discoveries event, the 2010 Seattle Wine Awards, ten things to know about Washington wine, and tips for WBC attendees.
Through the Walla Walla Grapevine writes about a Women who Wine roadtrip to Walla Walla. She also writes about women wine bloggers.
Washington Wine writes about the Riesling rating scale.
The Oregon Wine Blog writes about Bartholomew Wine.
Yak Yak Wine gives some things to do in the Yakima Valley.
Women Who Wine write about a trip to Red Mountain.
Northwest Wine Quest writes about Milbrandt.
Deucy Plate writes about a trip to Walla Walla.
Wine Basket Guide writes about Washington wine.
The Vino File gives impressions on Washington Riesling.
Fermentation talks with Andy Perdue of Wine Press NW.
Ambassador of Wine writes about the Five Star Merlot.
Lettie Teague writes about Abeja.
Ellen on Wine writes about the Mercer Estates Merlot.
Woodward Canyon writes about marketing travels abroad. The also write about travel changes in Walla Walla.
Seattle Wine Blog writes about Glencorrie.
Well Red, White, and Rose writes about Waiwai Canyon.
Reading the Washington Landscape writes about Syncline.
WAWineman writes about Upland Estates 2008 Ampeli muscat ice wine.
Random Oenophile writes tasting notes on some Washington wines.
The Wine Commentator writes about big discounts on Syrah.
Downtown Bellevue writes about Pete’s Wine Shop.
From the locals…
The Seattle Times writes about Initiative 1100. They also write about ‘Women, Wine, and Song’ with a quote from aMaurice Cellar’s Anna Schafer.
The Tri-City Herald writes about Barnard Griffin.
Writing for the Spokesman-Review, Paul Gregutt says it’s time for Rose.
The Spokesman-Review writes about Initiative 1100.
The Olympian says its time to rediscover Washington Merlot.
Wenatchee World writes about the impact of wine on the Chelan area.
The News Tribune writes about Red Mountain receiving Yakima water.
The Walla Walla Union Bulletin writes about Trio Vintners move out the incubator area. They also write about the Wine Bloggers Conference.
KEPRTV writes about the Wine Bloggers Conferene.
KNDO writes about Starbucks selling wine at one of its locations (and can I get a triple latte with that?).
KPLU writes about thirsty bloggers.
Talk Radio 950 writes about Initiative 1100.
Wine Press NW writes about Canoe Ridge closing.
As always a great round up of what's going on in wine.
June 31st… June 31st… wth did I drink on June 31st?
WWM, awwww shoot! Thanks for the catch. Fixed!