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…
Northwest Wine Anthem writes about Wind Rose Cellars’ Dolcetto.
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.
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.
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.
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!