A round-up of stories on Washington wine from May 1st to 7th 2012. Read previous round-ups here.

From around the country…

The LA Times writes about the search for the perfect oyster wine with a callout to Cedergreen and several other Washington wineries.

WineBusiness.com writes about Precept opening two Walla Walla tasting rooms.

From the blogosphere…

Table Talk writes about Gordy Venneri of Walla Walla Vintners. They also write about the search for the perfect oyster wine.

Jameson Fink says drink local Puget Sound Wines.

Paul Gregutt writes about Spring Release Weekend in Walla Walla.

Lucha Vino gives a cross Walla Walla throw down.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine writes about Canoe Ridge and Precept Wine Brands.

Under the Grape Tree writes about Amavi.

Jacksonville Wine Guide writes about Governor Gregoire’s comment on California wine.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about upcoming events.

Architectural Record writes about the new Charles Smith tasting room.

Nectar Tasting Room & Wine Blog writes about upcoming Spokane events.

Bellevue Patch writes that Washington wineries compete with the best in the world.

Wine Peeps writes about Baer Winery. They also write about the Columbia Crest Amitage.

Palate Press writes about the history of Washington wine.

Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about Tieton Cider Works.

Wine Foot writes about the Oregon side of the Walla Walla Valley (or what I like to refer to as the ‘Occupied Area’).

Write for Wine writes about Washington wine in Washington, D.C.

From the locals…

Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes that grenache has come roaring back.

The Bellingham Herald writes that Initiative 1183 may not aid public safety after all.

The Yakima Herald writes about its new wine column.

The Tri-City Herald says that the Washington wine industry’s growth leaves room for more.

The Walla Walla Union Bulletin writes about the launch of Avenue Wine Group, a new custom crush facility.

The News Tribune writes about the wine industry’s bright spot during tough times. They also write about the wine industry forming in the South Sound.

Seattle Weekly writes about Kerloo Cellars.

KOMO News writes about shifting money from I-1183.

The Seattle PI writes about Maryhill.

Bellevue Reporter writes about Total Wine coming to Bellevue.

Yakima Magazine writes about brown bag wine night.

Wenatchee World writes about Lake Chelan’s fast growing wine history.

Leftovers (posts missed from previous weeks)…

The Yakima Herald writes about the economic impact study of Washington wine.

The Republic writes about 14 Hands.

Wonderful Machine writes about the eastern Washington photography of Ron Wurzer.

That’s all folks!