A round-up of stories on Washington wine from April 1st to 7th. See previous round-ups here.

From around the country…

The big news this week the sale of Betz Family Winery. Read a story by Paul Gregutt here and Wine Spectator here.

From the blogosphere…

Washington Wine 9 writes about traveling to wine country. Carrie also writes about a day in the vineyards, simple pleasures, things to do in Yakima Valley, and B&Bs and rentals in Walla Walla.

The Wine Economist writes about Washington’s identity crisis.

Sips & The City writes about Taste Washington.

Paul Gregutt gives his top wines from March. He also write about Rulo Chardonnay. Read part two here.

ESPN writes about Doubleback.

Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about Walla Walla favorites.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about the sale of Betz Family Winery. Shona also writes about the closing of Covey Run’s tasting room and regular tasting room hours for Pomum.

The Oregon Wine Blog writes about Taste Washington.

Under the Grape Tree writes about the 2010 Barnard Griffin Rose.

Nectar Tasting Room & Wine Blog writes about April Spokane wine events.

WINO Magazine writes about Lake Chelan Winery.

Pairing Up writes about Va Piano Vineyards 2007 Syrah.

Wine Peeps writes about the sale of Betz Family Winery. They also write about the 2009 Willow Crest Riesling, and Obelisco Estate.

Write for Wine writes about Washington wine facts.

Vinotology gives and April 1st The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.

iSante asks what makes Washington wine unique.

Lucha Vino compares a Washington and California Merlot.

Parallel Winos does a post about Covington Cellars. Antoine also does a post on NHV Winery.

Woodinville Patch writes about the sale of Betz Family Winery.

From the locals…

KVEW TV writes about WSU adding a wine business major.

The Olympian Writes about Wade Wolfe of Thurston Wolfe Winery.

The Tri-City Herald writes about WSU looking for funding for its wine center.

The Seattle Times writes about concerns about a new liquor privatization plan.

The News-Tribune writes about Lake Chelan.

Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about wine projects.

That’s all folks!