A roundup of stories on Washington wine from February 1st to 7th. See previous round-ups here.
From around the country…
The San Angelo Standard Times looks for Washington’s best wine vines.
Wine Spectator writes about the Waterbrook 2007 Reserve Merlot.
Bloomberg Business Week writes about the Abeja Chardonnay.
The Epoch Times writes about food and wine pairing with a callout to the 2007 Doyenne Roussanne.
Sunset Magazine writes about urban wineries with a callout to Seattle’s Bartholomew Winery.
KnoxNews.com recommends the 2008 14 Hands Cabernet.
The Oxford Times writes about wines from Washington and Oregon with a callout to Gramercy Cellars.
From the blogosphere…
Wine & Beer of Washington State writes about upcoming wine and chocolate events.
Northstar Winery gives Chapter Six of the Big Dipper Chronicles.
Through the Walla Walla Grapevine writes about the 2006 Otis Keyon Cabernet Sauvignon.
Paul Gregutt writes about the trend toward Euro-styled wines.
Family Wineries of Washington State gives a legislative update.
Michael Green writes about Lemberger.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about Valentine’s Day weekend events and area events through February 10th. Shona also writes about the return of the Iron Vintner’s Challenge.
Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about Hamilton Cellars.
Under the Grape Tree writes about the Dunham.
Amateur Wino writes about Reynvaan Family Vineyards.
The Oregon Wine Blog writes about exploring Seattle. They also write about the upcoming Seattle Food & Wine Experience.
Wine Peeps writes about Three Rivers Winery.
PineIsland-Eagle.com writes about the 2008 Columbia Chardonnay.
Write for Wine writes about Darby.
WINO Magazine writes about the Seattle Food & Wine Experience. They also write about Patterson Cellars’ new tasting room, ask whether loving wine makes you debonair, and write about Hestia Cellars’ variation on the winemaker dinner.
Cellar Mistress writes about Saint Laurent Winery.
One Rich Wine Guy writes about the closing of Whitman Cellars.
Sip of Spokane writes about new places to wine and dine in Spokane.
365 Things to Do in Walla Walla writes about Spring Valley Vineyards.
The Examiner.com writes about this year’s Taste Washington.
VinoComitatus’ Stray Thoughts writes about DeLille Cellars.
Ambassador of Wine writes about the 2002 Nota Bene Abbinare.
The Grumpy Winemaker asks whether the Washington wine industry can survive.
Yakima Valley Blog writes about the Rattlesnake Hills Valentine’s Day weekend event.
Woodinville Patch writes about Challenger Ridge trying new things to attract wine tourists.
365 Things to Do in Walla Walla Washington writes about Locati Cellars new tasting room location. They also write about Spring Valley Vineyard.
From the locals…
The Tri-City Herald writes about a new food and beverage staff at the Marcus Whitman. They also write about the record grape harvest, new tasting rooms opening in Walla Walla, and the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers conference.
The Seattle Weekly gives a beef tartare recipe from Chris Opsata of Urban Enoteca.
The Herald.net writes about the White House State dinner and Washington’s state drink.
The Puget Sound Business Journal writes about Small Lot Co-op.
The News Tribune writes about the 2010 grape harvest. They also talk with Steve Lessard, formerly of Whitman Cellars.
The Mercer Island Reporter writes about savoring wine country close to home.
The Bellingham Herald writes about upcoming wine and chocolate events.
That’s all folks!
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