Reminder: October’s Virtual Tasting takes place on Wednesday the 27th at 7pm Pacific Time. Read about how to participate here.

Catching up, a round-up of stories on Washington wine from October 8th to 14th.

From around the country…

Wines & Vines writes about hotel space growing in Walla Walla.

The North Country Times writes about the 2010 growing season.

USA Today writes about Washington exports to China (wine is very briefly mentioned).

The Napa Valley Register writes about Hogue Cellars and screw caps.

From the blogosphere…

Vinotology – who recently moved to Washington – writes about working harvest with J. Bookwalter Winery. Read part two here. Ben also writes about arriving in Washington.

The Wine Economist looks at the economic effects of the liquor initiatives.

Drink Nectar gives a sneak peak at the Nectar Tasting Room in Spokane. Josh also writes about Wenatchee.

Sip It Walla Walla writes about Rulo’s 2005 Syrah.

Paul Gregutt writes about Tero Estates. He also asks how ripe is ripe enough.

The Oregon Wine Blog writes about Efeste.

Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about the 2007 Col Solare.

The Gray Market Report writes about open letter to Washington State voters regarding the upcoming initiatives.

The Terroirists write about Blackwood Canyon. They also write about Seattle Wine Party 2010.

Sip of Spokane gives a Spokane crush report.

Woodinville Wine Update reports that E.B. Foote is for sale. Shona also writes about the new Walla Walla edition of Wine Trails NW and Spokane’s Nectar Tasting Room.

Stems & Legs takes a trip to Bartholomew Winery.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine revisits some L’Ecole No. 41 friends.

Writing for, Ron Holden writes about the new edition of Washington Wines & Wineries: The Essential Guide.

Palate Press looks at L’Ecole No. 41’s 2006 Cabernet.

Wine Peeps writes about Lake Chelan. They also write about Washington wine available in Washington, D.C.

Washington Wine writes about Bergevin Lane.

Wine Ragazza writes about wine on-line and moving to Washington State.

WINO Magazine writes about Seattle Magazine’s ‘Party of the Decade.’

Slashfood makes Washington Riesling its wine of the week.

From the locals…

KIRO writes about Wine World.

Blaine Northern Light writes about the upcoming liquor initiatives.

The Bellingham Herald writes about Grenache.

The Spokesman-Review writes about the 2010 ballot measures.

Newberg Graphic writes about Zerba Cellars.

The Seattle Times looks at claims against the liquor initiatives.

Seattle Metropolitan writes about keg wine.

The Olympian writes about the liquor initiatives.

Seattle Dining writes about CAVU Cellars.

KEPR writes about initiatives 1100 and 1105.

Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt says Washington has plenty of good value wines.

KHQ writes about the differences between initiatives 1100 and 1105.

KNDU writes about the Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center.

The Seattle Times writes about Initiative 1105. Read an opinion piece on the two initiatives here.

Leftovers (articles missed from previous weeks)…

RJs Wine Blog writes about Kerloo Cellars.

Sip It Walla Walla writes about Brasserie Four.

That’s all folks!