Reminder: This month’s Virtual Tasting takes place Wednesday the 25th at 7-8pm Pacific Time. Read more about it here.

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

From around the country…

The Washington Post writes about Aligote with a callout to Jed Steele.

Market Watch writes about Bill Foley going on a shopping spree (brief mention of Washington).

From the blogosphere… checks in on the wine grapes.

Paul Gregutt writes about when to spit – and when not to. He also writes about what your tasting room host really wants to tell you and liquor privatization.

Table Talk writes about Rose.

Woodinville Wine Update gives upcoming Woodinville events.

Lucha Vino does a Washington v Napa head to head.

Sips & The City writes about Wine Rocks.

Nectar Tasting Room & Wine Blog writes about five things not to do wine while tasting.

Wine Peeps writes about Dusted Valley.

Under the Grape Tree writes about Stonecap and Goose Ridge.

Write for Wine says summer is around the corner.

Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about the Badger Mountain Chardonnay.

From the locals…

The Coeur D’Alene Press writes about ‘old timers’ of the Pacific Northwest with a shout out to Mercer Estates.

The Walla Walla Union-Bulletin writes about the Walla Walla Wine Alliance’s new director (Note: requires subscription).

KNDO writes about Milton-Freewater, a city that has gone to the frogs.

Seattlest writes about Figgins.

The Bellingham Herald writes about domestic chardonnay.

East Oregonian writes about L’Ecole No 41’s redesigned label.

That’s all folks!