A round-up of stories on Washington wine from October 8th to 14th. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the world…
Decanter Magazine writes about Robin Pollard resigning from the Washington Wine Commission.
Middle East North Africa Financial Network writes about passage of trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama.
From around the country…
D Magazine writes about blends with a callout to Spring Valley Uriah and Col Solare.
Wine Spectator writes about 13 intriguing Washington reds. Harvey Steiman writes about the 2009 Shooting Star Blue Franc.
From the blogosphere…
Drinks Business Review writes about Odom-Southern purchasing Seattle distributor Cavatappi.
Paul Gregutt writes about FIGGINS. He also writes about the cool growing season and a mixed bag of updates.
In My Glass writes about the 2008 Ash Hollow Headless Red.
Yakima Valley Tourism writes about new directional signs.
Northwest Wine Anthem writes about the Ash Hollow Headless Red. They also write about Maryhill.
Hogshead writes about Gifford Hirlinger.
Woodinville Patch writes about recognition for Woodinville wineries.
Mollie in Seattle writes about the Tenor Classic at Tenor Wines.
Gig Harbor Patch writes about Initiative 1183 (highly recommended reading).
Table Talk writes about recent awards for Washington wine. Jamie also writes about the Taste of Tulalip.
Wine Peeps writes about Northwest Totem Cellars.
Lucha Vino compares a Washington and Argentinian Cabernet.
Through the Walla Walla Grapevine writes about Ash Hollow’s Headless Red.
Woodinville Wine Update lists upcoming events. Shona also writes about the Taste of Tulalip.
Under the Grape Tree writes about Lone Birch.
Kirkland Patch writes about Finn Hill Winery.
Seattle Dining writes about Richard Kinssies of Seattle Wine Outlet.
Wine & Dine Walla Walla writes about Walla Walla Vintners new wine club.
Write for Wine writes about Swiftwater Cellars.
Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about Gordon Brothers.
Washington State Wire writes about Initiative 1183.
Mercer Island Patch writes about Seattle’s somm community.
From the locals…
The Walla Walla Union Bulletin writes about the arrival of the spotted wing fruit fly.
Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about wine words.
The Seattle Times writes about Costco pouring more money into Initiative 1183.
Wenatchee World writes about this year’s red grape harvest.
The Spokesman Review writes about Initiative 1183.
Kitsap Sun writes about Lemberger.
The Tri-City Herald writes about Gamache. They also write about the opening of Market Vineyard.
The News Tribune writes about two bidders for Washington’s liquor distribution. They also write that 1183 would increase alcohol problems.
The Yakima Herald writes about the 2011 harvest.
WSU News writes about Washington State Magazine.
The Puget Sound Business Journal asks whether Initiative 1183 would help restaurants.
MyNorthwest.com writes about vineyards growing in north central Washington.
The Columbian gives its stance on Initiative 1183.
Seattle Weekly writes about the Ash Hollow Headless Red
OPB News fact checks Initiative 1183 ads.
Leftovers (posts missed from previous weeks)…
USA Today writes about the effects of climate change on wine grape growing.
That’s all folks!
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