A round-up of stories on Washington wine from November 15th to 21st. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the country…
Top winemakers take up the Tofurkey challenge, including Jean Francois Pellet of Amavi Cellars and Pepperbridge.
Houston Press recommends Pacific Rim Riesling for Thanksgiving.
Maui Time talks with Travis Goff about Pepper Bridge Winery.
From the blogosphere…
The Wine Economist writes about the passage of Initiative 1183.
Fermentation writes that Washington State’s alcohol law needs further fixing.
The Wine Economist writes about why Initiative 1183 succeeded whereas 1100 failed.
Paul Gregutt writes some random thoughts.
Woodinville Patch writes about Thanksgiving wines.
Table Talk writes about places to have Thanksgiving dinner.
NW Wine Anthem writes about Patterson Cellars Forbidden White.
Sips & The City writes about a William Church winemaker dinner.
Wine and Beer of Washington State writes about tempranillo and tapas.
GeekWire writes about the Microsoftee starting a new winery.
Wine Peeps writes about the 2010 Chateau Ste. Michelle Gewurztraminer.
Edward Matsuwaka at WAwineman writes about the 2007 McKinley Springs Syrah.
Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about the Hamilton Cellars rose of Malbec.
From the locals…
Puget Sound Business Journal writes about the Washington Wine Commission and Seattle Convention and Visitors Bureau partnering to put on Taste Washington.
Seattle Wine Gal talks about holiday wines on King 5.
Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about holiday wine pairings.
The Yakima Herald writes about small stores hoping that the legislature levels the playing field on 1183.
Tasting Room Magazine writes about the new partnership for Taste Washington.
The Spokesman-Review writes about the effect of 1183 on local liquor stores.
The Seattle Times writes about the expanding of Taste Washington.
Port Townsend Leader says liquor store workers will lose their jobs with the passage of 1183.
KOMO News writes about the expansion of Taste Washington.
Central Kitsap Reporter writes about social impacts of 1183.
Whidbey Examiner writes that grocers are uncertain about entering the liquor market.
Vashon Maury Island Beachcomber says liquor store owners are unsure if they will close.
East Oregonian writes about the Tri-Cities Wine Festival.
Leftovers (articles missed from previous weeks)…
Washington State Wire writes about small grocers looking to make changes to Initiative 1183 changes.
Schiller Wine writes about a trip to Hightower.
Wine Press NW writes about harvest wrapping up.
That’s all folks!