A special Christmas round-up of stories on Washington wine from December 15th to 21st. See previous round-ups here.

From around the country…

The Illonois State Journal-Register writes about holiday gift ideas with a shout out to Milbrandt’s Late Harvest Riesling.

The Knoxville Sentinel gives their best of 2010 with a shout out to Andrew Will and NXNW.

Santa Fe New Mexican writes about memorable wine moments in 2010 with a shout out to the Cayuse 2007 Armada.

MSNBC writes about a possible earmark on Washington grapes.

The Kansas City Star writes about grape gifts from around the world with a shout out to Washington.

From the blogosphere…

Sips & The City writes about Seattle’s Wine World.

365 Things to Do in Walla Walla Washington writes about Olive Marketplace and Café.

Sip of Spokane writes about Arbor Crest.

Paul Gregutt writes about Ross Andrew Winery. He also says, “Death to critics!”

Nectar Tasting Room and Wine Blog writes about Top Value Wines from 2010. Josh also writes Best from the Wine Web in 2010.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about a recent Grapekillers event.

Zester Daily recommends Washington Wines & Wineries: The Essential Guide.

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says Washington Wines & Wineries: The Essential Guide is the perfect Christmas gift.

The Wine Guild writes about a wine that’s not as annoying as Tom Cruise.

Northwest Wine writes about 2010s best of the best.

WINO Magazine writes about what to chug on Christmas. They also write about seven ways to puncture a wind bag.

The Oregon Wine Blog writes about wine clubs.

Wine Peeps writes about a tasting of Walla Walla Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. They also write about holiday sparklers.

Blue Collar Wine Guy writes about best under $20 wines from 2010.

Food, Wine, Travel, and Dining Out writes about their top wines of 2010.

GrapeHillFarmWallaWalla writes about wine labels.

Edhat Santa Barbara writes about the Pepper Bridge Merlot.

Enobytes writes about Nicholas Cole Cellars.

Seattle Wine Blog writes about what to do during the holiday season.

From the locals…

Seattle PI writes that Governor Gregoire is open to privatizing liquor sales.

says that the holiday season has been a boost to Yakima Valley wine sales.

The News Tribune writes about Nicolas Cole Cellars closing.

The Olympian writes that red wines don’t have to be pricey.

Leftovers (posts from previous weeks)…

Wine Press NW talks with Mike Wallace of Hinzerling Winery.

Wine Valley Review writes about Seattle area wineries.

That’s all folks!