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

From around the country…

Wines & Vines writes about the effects of the closure of the state’s tourism bureau.

From the blogosphere…

The Wine Economist writes about how a Nuclear accident in the Ukraine launched Washington wine in Europe.

Gig Harbor Patch.com writes about vineyard designated wines with a few Washington recommendations.

AgInfo.net writes about Washington wine month.

Northwest Wine Anthem writes about the 2010 L’Ecole No 41 Chenin Blanc.

Table Talk gives the top 10 reasons to attend the Auction of Washington Wines. They also write about Oregon’s Spindrift Cellars.

Lucha Vino compares a Washington Syrah to an Aussie Shiraz.

Sips & The City writes about Lake Chelan Wine Weekend.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about Winery Village going on the auction block. Shona also writes about the Puget Sound Business Journal recognizing Elsom Cellars, upcoming events, and the return of the winemaker Olympics.

Wine Peeps writes about the 2010 Chateau Ste. Michelle Dry Riesling. They also write about Woodward Canyon.

Nectar Tasting Room and Wine Blog writes about August events in Spokane.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine writes about the Young Guns Wine Society. Catie also writes about Monesia’s Song and Blacksmith.

Under the Grapetree writes about Chateau Ste. Michelle and Columbia Crest. He also writes about the 2010 Kung Fu Girl Riesling.

Write for Wine writes about the Auction of Washington Wines.

From the locals…

Writing for the Seattle Times Paul Gregutt writes about Mourvedre.

The Coer d’Alene Press writes about Walla Walla.

KIMA TV writes about wine tasting at visitors centers.

The Tri-City Herald writes about great wine deals for Washington wine month.

KEPR TV writes about Daven Lore’s use of reusable bottles.

That’s all folks!