A round-up of stories on Washington wine from January 8th to 14th. See previous round-ups here.

From around the country…

The Okalahoma Gazette writes about Washington wine.

From the blogosphere…

Nectar Tasting Room & Wine Bar writes about the opening of the Nectar Tasting Room and the power of Social Media.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine writes about Holiday Barrel Tasting.

Paul Gregutt writes about the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition and Barnard Griffin. He also writes about refreshing a tired palate.

Printed Goods and Gifts writes about Walla Walla.

Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about celebrating the New Year.

Palate Press writes about counoise with callouts to Wines of Substance, Cana’s Feast, and McCrea.

Just a Few of Emily’s Favorite Things gives ABCs of Washington wine.

Dowd’s Wine Notebook writes about Washington considering wine tastings at farmer’s markets.

Enobytes writes about the Helix Sangiovese.

Sip of Spokane writes about nominees for the restaurant awards. They also write about Robert Karl Cellars, the Robert Karl Claret, and Barili Cellars.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about upcoming wine events. Shona also writes about Sparkman Cellars new tasting room.

Wine & Dine Walla Walla writes that the new K Vintners tasting room is under construction.

Washington Wine writes about dry riesling.

Wine Peeps writes about the Barnard Griffin Cabernet-Merlot. They also write about a challenging wine pairing.

The Oregon Wine Blog writes about …pursued by bear.

From the locals…

The Seattle Times writes about wine tastings at farmer’s markets.

Washington Tasting Room Magazine writes about Yakima Valley.

Wenatchee World writes about Icicle Ridge hoping to facilitate travel by electric car.

East Oregonian writes about Umatilla County agricultural sales. They also give their best of 2010.

Pacific Northwest Inlander writes about the opening of the Nectar Tasting Room.

The Tri-City Herald writes about agriculture cutbacks. They also write about the change in owners at Trio Vintners.

The News Tribune writes about Tri-cities tourism growing.

That’s all folks!