A round-up of stories on Washington wine from September 22nd to 30th 2011. Read previous round-ups here.
The big story this week was the passing of Blackwood Canyon winemaker Mike Moore. The Tri-City Herald reports here. The Grumpy Winemaker writes about him here.
From around the country…
Wine Business.com writes about Allen Shoup receiving a lifetime achievement award.
Consumer Reports writes about Riesling with a callout to Eroica and Chateau Ste. Michelle.
MarketWatch writes about Initiative 1183.
From the blogosphere…
Paul Gregutt writes about wine and temperature – a subject near and dear to my heart. He also writes about sulfites and gives his Top 10 Northwest Wines of the Month.
Esquin’s Blog writes about oyster wines with a contribution from yours truly.
Joel McHale gives a shout out to Gramercy and Leonetti on Made Man.
Walla Walla Wine News asks ‘where’s the fruit?’
West Toast looks at the 2007 Ash Hollow Headless Red.
Woodinville Patch writes about Russell’s. They also write about harvest.
Today’s Chicago Woman writes about touring Washington wine country.
Through the Walla Walla Grapevine does some rethinking on drinking. Catie also writes about how to #!%& up a wine pairing.
After Dark writes about Lake Chelan.
Lucha Vino compares an Australian Shiraz with a Washington Syrah.
Table Talk writes that Washington wine is still winning in New York.
365 Things to Do in Walla Walla, Washington writes about crush.
Northwest Wine Anthem writes about Dunham’s Three Legged Red. They also write about Maryhill’s Winemaker’s White.
Wine & Dine Walla Walla writes about Washington wine Road Trip.
Sips & The City writes about Wines in the Pines.
Wine Peeps writes about Eroica. They also write about Washington Viognier.
NorthwestWines writes about Starbucks snubbling Washington wines.
WINO Magazine writes about 20-something.
From the locals…
Seattle Metropolitan magazine writes about crush in Lake Chelan.
The Pacific Northwest Inlander writes about Cougar Crest opening a downtown tasting room in Spokane.
The Tri-City Herald writes about this year’s Washington wine Road Trip. They also write about Oregon border crosser Barking Frog.
KUOW reports on Northwest wine sales.
Wine Press NW writes about the Washington wine Road Trip.
The Seattle Times writes about Walla Walla.
The Port Orchard Independent writes about Initiative 1183.
The Yakima Herald writes about the Great Prosser Balloon Rally.
Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about Oregon wine pioneers.
The News Tribune writes about Vintners Logistics building a $5.5M warehouse in Kennewick.
Oregon Live.com talks with Mike Veseth about the book Wine Wars.
The Coer d’Alene Press writes about negociant bottlers.
Snohomish County Business Journal writes about Washington Public Market postponing its opening.
That’s all folks!
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