A round-up of stories on Washington Wine from December 22nd to 31st. See previous round-ups here.

From around the country…

Wines & Vines writes about stopping vineyard grinches.

The Atlantic
writes about domestic sparkling wine with a callout to Domaine Ste. Michelle.

Washington Life Magazine gives a shout out to Domain Ste. Michelle.

Business Week recommends Goose Ridge for the all-purpose bottle.

BuffaloNews.com writes that wine in grocery stores in NY will help the economy with a callout to Washington State.

Detroit News writes about sparkling wine for New Years with a callout to Pacific Rim.

WXXI writes about Constellation retrenching.

D Magazine writes about Nicolas Cole closing.

The Louisville Courier-Journal writes about Long Shadows Poet’s Leap.

The Greensboro News-Record recommends Domaine Ste. Michelle for bargain bubbly.

Fox News writes about 12 bottles good enough to gift with a shout out to Quilceda Creek.

From the blogosphere…

Wine & Dine Walla Walla demystifies sparkling wine. They also write about the closing of Nicholas Cole and give a video post on the story behind Otis Kenyon.

MyNorthwest.com talks about Seattle’s “liquor sticker” parking.

Enobytes writes that Syrah is a slow sell.

Sips & The City looks back at 2010.

Yak Yak Wine writes about a year of wine blogging.

Nectar Tasting Room & Wine Blog looks into the crystal ball for 2011. Josh also writes about the upcoming Nectar Tasting Room and top wines of 2010.

Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about Pacific Rim’s Sparkling Riesling. Pollard also writes about the 1995 Staton Hills Merlot.

Paul Gregutt gives holiday greetings.

The Oregon Wine Blog writes about Long Shadows.

Sip of Spokane writes about recent openings in Spokane.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine dreams of a wine Christmas.

Wine Peeps gives a ‘best of’ for 2010. They also write about the Domaine Ste. Michelle Extra Dry Sparking Wine, and Kay Simon of Chinook Wines.

The Bellevue Scene writes about Syrah.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about upcoming wine events.

Wine Review On-line names Three Rivers a winery to watch in 2011.

365 Things to Do in Walla Walla Washington writes about the Wild Walla Walla Wine Woman.

Aginfo.net gives part 4 of the 2010 Fruit Year.

Farm Tour of America writes about eastern Washington.

OpenMarket.org writes about recent changes in alcohol regulation.

Seattlest.com gives top drinks of 2010 with a callout to Kana Winery’s Tempranillo.

Wine…When It’s Time writes about the new Quilceda Creek release date.

Nate’s Thoughts from the Vineyard writes about Christmas in Walla Walla.

From the locals…

Seattle Magazine writes about Lullaby Winery.

Bend’s The Bulletin writes about cycling in Walla Walla wine country.

Pacific Northwest Inlander writes about the year in food, with a shout out to the new Spokane Wine Magazine.

The Examiner.com writes about Wine Enthusiast’s top wines from Washington.

OregonLive.com writes about Essential Wines and Wineries of the Pacific Northwest. They also write about snow in eastern Washington.

The Tri-City Herald writes about artificial Ice Wine.

WSU Today writes about Michelle Moyer’s hiring as viticultural specialist.

That’s all folks!