A round-up of stories on Washington wine from September 8th to 14th. Please add any I missed to the comments section. See previous round-ups here.
From around the country…
Wines & Vines writes about the Washington Wine Commission’s campaign to increase local wine consumption.
Annapolis’ The Capital writes about merlot with a callout to Columbia Crest and Chateau Ste. Michelle
The LA Times writes about value wines with a shoutout to Wines of Substance.
Frommer’s writes about exploring the vineyards of the Columbia Valley.
Food & Wine writes about Woodinville tasting rooms.
The Santa Rose Press Democrat makes Chateau Ste. Michelle’s 2008 Viognier its wine of the week.
From the blogosphere…
Drink Nectar does a video interview with Paul Gregutt about the second edition of Washington Wines & Wineries: The Essential Guide.
RJ’s Wine Blog posts part 2 of his interiew with Eric LeVine of Cellar Tracker.
1 Wine Dude talks with Queensryche’s Geoff Tate.
Under the Grape Tree writes about Gramercy Cellars receiving the ‘Best New Winery in America’ award from Food & Wine Magazine.
Sip It Walla Walla writes about Gramercy Cellars.
Style Me Pretty writes about a Washington wine country wedding.
Paul Gregutt writes about the effects of the economy on wine prices.
Wannabe Wino Wine Blog writes about Maryhill.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about St. Nicks Weekend. Shona also writes about the best of western Washington voting on KING5 (NB: Check out Shona’s blog on Thursday’s for a listing of weekend events in Woodinville).
Travelled.com writes about the Washington wine trail.
Strange Bedfellows writes about Wal-Mart dropping support for Costco’s liquor initiative.
Wine Imbiber writes about Taste of Beverly Hills with a shoutout to Gramercy Cellars.
Yak Yak Wine writes about Whisper Ridge.
Tuta’s Wine writes about Waters 2008 Interlude.
TheWeeklyWinePick.com writes about Gramercy Cellars 2008 Tempranillo.
Write for Wine writes about Lake Chelan.
George and Geri’s Travels stops in Walla Walla.
Wine Passionista writes about Charles Smith.
WAWineman writes about Passion Vineyards Syrah.
Beer Blotter writes about Initiative 1100.
Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about a trip to Masquerade Wine Company.
Cuvee Corner writes about Viognier.
Wine Woman & Song writes about K Vintners.
Snooth writes about wines for football season with a shoutout to Drew Bledsoe’s Doubleback.
Castle of the New Pope writes about Coyote Canyon.
We Gather Here writes about Fidelitas.
Wine Journal writes about K Vintners.
AssociatedContent.com writes about the Rattlesnake Hills.
Seattle Wine Blog writes about Woodinville wineries.
Washington Wine writes about the Six Prong Red Wine.
From the blogosphere (WBC10)…
Winenormous gives a video post about WBC10.
From the locals…
King5.com writes about wineries waiting for the 2010 vintage.
The Seattle Times writes about growers waiting for this year’s harvest.
Seattle Weekly writes about the Food & Wine Magazine awards.
Bellevue Business Journal writes about wine buyers visiting Washington.
The Olympian writes about pocket book friendly whites.
The Puget Sound Business Journal writes about Governor Gregoire’s trip to China.
Wenatchee World writes about Ryan Patrick.
Seattle Metropolitan writes about how privitazation would affect small wineries.
Leftovers (posts missed from previous weeks)…
Suite101.com writes about Three Rivers Winery.
Ehow.com writes about wine tasting in Walla Walla.
That’s all folks!