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A round-up of stories on Washington wine from August 22nd to 31st. See previous weeks here.
Buckle your seatbealts boys and girls. This roundup is a long one.
From around the country…
The Chicago Tribune writes about viognier with callouts to Seven Hills and Chateau Ste. Michelle.
Wines & Vines asks whether Washington will legalize virtual wineries.
From the blogosphere…
Vinyl Wines writes about Kerloo Cellars.
Drink Nectar writes about Cabernet. Josh also writes about Chardonnay, Skypes with Ryan Pennington of the Washington Wine Commission, writes about Milbrandt Vineyards use of Twitter, and writes about Barrister Winery.
Tuta’s Wine writes about Waters 2008 Interlude.
Northwest Wine writes about ice wine.
WINO Magazine writes about the Auction of Washington Wines Picnic.
Sip & The City writes about Kirkland and Woodinville.
Wine Peeps writes about Klipsun Vineyard. They also write about Washington wineries continuing their westward trend, Seven Hills Riesling, Washington State Sauvignon Blanc, the Auction of Washington Wines, and William Church Winery.
Cellar Mistress’ Cellar Talk writes about Rose with a callout to Dusted Valley Vintners.
Under the Grape Tree tastes some Washington wines.
Wine & Dine Walla Walla writes about the recent Seattle Metropolitan article on Washington wine.
Northwest Cork and Fork writes about the Auction of Washington Wines.
Beyond Napa Valley writes about Lake Chelan.
The Wine Commentator writes about Januik and Leonetti Merlots.
TaylorEason.com writes about Hogue Cellars.
Beverage World writes about Northwest wineries accessing the Chinese market.
Fermentation writes about the ballot initiatives in the November election.
AgInfo.net talks with Robin Pollard of the Washington Wine Commission.
Reign of Terroir writes about Compass Wines.
One Rich Wine Guy writes about Salmon Safe wines.
Naveen Jain writes about contruction of the Prosser Wine Center.
Writing for The Wine Crush, 1 Wine Dude writes about wine criticism.
A Seattle PI blogger writes about Corkhouse.
Vino List Blog gives top merlots under $35.
The Examiner writes about White Heron Cellars.
From the blogosphere (WBC10)…
Another Wine Blog looks at Alexandria Nicole’s 2008 Quarry Butte.
NW Wine & Real Estate writes about the road to Walla Walla.
From the locals…
Writing for the Spokesman-Review, Paul Gregutt writes about aromatic whites.
Spokane Wine Magazine writes about the new edition of Paul Gregutt’s Washington Wines & Wineries: The Essential Guide.
The Puget Sound Business Journal writes about the Washington wine industry using Social Media.
The Seattle PI writes about Costco’s ballot initiative.
The Seattle Times writes about the Prosser wine center.
KNDU writes about Yakima Valley Community College receiving a National Science Foundation grant.
Wine Press NW talks with Bill Powers.
Seattle Metropolitan gives ten top wineries to visit.
King 5 writes about the Auction of Washington Wines.
Washington Tasting Room writes about starting your own vineyard.
The Federal Way Mirror writes about wine tastings at grocery stores.