A round-up of stories on Washington wine from September 22nd to 30th. Please add ones I missed to the comments section. See previous round-ups here.
From around the world…
The Telegraph writes about recent grape thefts in Europe as well as the recent theft of grapes at Grand Reve Vineyard.
From around the country…
Wine Spectator writes about the upcoming liquor initiatives. They also write about the 2007 Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Chardonnay and the theft of grapes at Grand Reve Vineyard. (Note: These articles may require a subscription).
Gary Vaynerchuck at Wine Library TV tastes some Washington reds.
D Magazine writes about King Estate’s NXNW.
The San Angelo Standard Times recommends wines from Chateau Ste. Michelle and Columbia Crest.
The Honolulu Star Advertiser writes about Washington wine.
The Wall Street Journal writes about McCarthy & Shiering.
From the blogosphere…
Drink Nectar gives a recap of my visit to Spokane with Wine & Beer of Washington State (see video interview). Josh also does a LeBron James parody announcement of Vinotology’s move to Washington, some off camera wine reviews, and Skylite Cellars.
Cornichon.org reviews Paul Gregutt’s Washington Wines & Wineries: The Essential Guide.
The Oregon Wine Blog writes about Malbec.
RJs Wine Blog writes about the 2007 Rasa Vineyards QED.
Sip It Walla Walla about grape sampling for dummies.
The Wine Economist reviews Paul Gregutt’s Washington Wines & Wineries.
Yak Yak Wine writes about wine clubs.
Winery Words posts on Northwest Totem Cellars.
Write for Wine writes about Alexandria Nicole’s Harvest in the Vines.
The Bibendum Times writes about Charles Smith.
Luxist writes about the theft of grape at Grand Reve.
The Gray Market Report writes about a potential lawsuit from Charles Smith.
Wine & Beer of Washington State writes about the Townshend Cellar Vortex.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about October 1st to 7th events. Shona also writes about the opening of a new Bothell hotel, a bottling line poem, a new Woodinville distillery, and her article on Woodinville in the Fall issue of Wine Press Northwest.
Vinography writes about the theft of grapes from Grand Reve Vineyard. They also write about Charles Smith suing blog commenters for defamation.
Stark Silver Creek writes about Amavi Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon.
Wine Peeps writes about Brian Carter’s Abracadabra. They also write about Cascade Valley Wine Country, Lisa Baer of Baer Winery, the upcoming ballot initiatives, Chateau Ste. Michelle’s 2009 Sauvignon Blanc, and Rasa Vineyards.
Wine & Dine Walla Walla writes about Road Trip Washington.
Underground Winos writes about Matthews Sauvignon Blanc.
Wild 4 Washington Wine says goodbye to summer.
The Sharpe Chronicles writes about a visit to Red Mountain.
Riesling Rules writes about the 2010 harvest.
From the locals…
Wine Press NW writes about the theft of Mourvedre grapes from Grand Reve Vineyard.
KING 5 writes about the theft of grapes from Grand Reve.
Writing for the Spokesman-Review, Paul Gregutt says that Washington wines hold their price and quality.
The News Tribune writes about the upcoming ballot initiatives.
KIMA TV writes about the delayed harvest.
MyNorthwest.com writes about the 2010 harvest.
The Bellevue Business Journal says Walla Walla is enthusiastic about the 2010 vintage.
Wenatchee World writes about Tempranillo.
KATU writes about the upcoming ballot initiatives.
The Bellingham Herald says that Walla Walla wineries continue to impress.
Crosscut.com writes about the Washington Wine Commission’s program to increase local wine consumption.
Seattle Business writes about celebrity wines.
The Daily Record writes about the Road Trip Washington Wine.
The Walla Walla Union Bulletin writes about the upcoming ballot initiatives.
The Olympian writes about wine buyers visiting Washington.
That’s all folks!