A round-up of stories on Washington wine from May 15th to 21st 2012. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the country…
The LA Times says the secret about Lake Chelan is out.
The Napa Valley Register writes about Walla Walla Valley vineyard owers looking for California buyers.
From the blogosphere…
Paul Gregutt writes about springtime rieslings. He also writes about the two most common winemaking mistakes.
Northwest Wine Anthem writes about Wind Rose Cellars’ Dolcetto.
Table Talk interviews Gramercy Cellars winemaker Greg Harrington.
Through the Walla Walla Grapevine writes about Robison Ranch.
Senator Jim Honeyford writes that the Washington wine industry is growing.
Lucha Vino compares sangioveses.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about Forgeron Cellars opening a tasting room in Woodinville. Shona also writes about upcoming events in Woodinville.
Wine and Dine Walla Walla asks whether Walla Walla is just like Napa.
WineEYak writes about Gamache Vintners.
Wine Peeps writes about Columbia Crest. They also write about the 2009 Chateau Ste. Michelle Cabernet and the Dowsett Family Gewurztraminer.
Crosscut.com asks whether initiatives should have a constitutional review before being voted on.
Bellevue Patch writes about Avennia.
Walla Faces interviews Paul Gregutt.
From the locals…
The News Tribune writes about a new Red Mountain irrigation plan.
The Seattle Times writes about the final attempt to stop Initiative 1183.
Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt says to look to Washington for wine value.
The Bellingham Herald writes about a Taiwanese official touring the Yakima Valley.
The Tri-City Herald writes about Precept Wine purchasing Ste. Chapelle. They also write about Tamarack Cellars, the head of the Oregon Wine Board touring Walla Walla Valley, and say that the investment in Red Mountain will pay dividends.
Tri-Cities Journal of Business writes about Thurston Wolfe celebrating its 25th year.
KEPRTV writes that Alaska Airlines is slowly pulling out of Walla Walla.
The Issaquah Press writes about spirits sales coming June 1.
The Spokesman Review writes that the Liberty Lake market will offer wine. They also write about the attempt to block Initiative 1183.
KXL writes about Drew Bledsoe’s Doubleback winery.
The Seattle Weekly talks with Tom Glase.
The Olympian writes that Washington offers another shot to own a liquor store. They also write that competition for liquor in the south Sound will be fierce.
Oregon Live talks with Drew Bledsoe of Doubleback. They also write about the Horse Heaven Hills.
Longview Daily News writes about the Supreme Court hearing arguments on Initiative 1183.
The Columbian writes about eleven more state liquor stores closing.
Puget Sound Business Journal writes about Total Wine.
That’s all folks!
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