A round-up of stories on Washington wine from May 22nd to 31st 2012. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the country…
The National Journal writes about how wine growing in Walla Walla supports the economy.
The New York Times writes about a run on the state liquor stores.
Wine Spectator writes about Precept’s purchase of Ste. Chapelle.
Wine Industry Insight writes about the winding down of Ascentia.
The Press Democrat writes about the dismantling of Ascentia.
The Gaston Gazette writes about Cadaretta’s 2011 SBS.
Knoxville News writes about Columbia Crest’s H3 Les Chavaux.
Business Week writes about the expected increase in spirits prices after 1183.
Shanken Daily News writes about Total Wine.
From the blogosphere…
Paul Gregutt writes about his top ten Washington wines of the month and wines of the week.
Northwest Wine Anthem writes about the Dusted Valley rose.
WineEYak writes about summer vineyard tours.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about upcoming events in Woodinville.
Wine and Beer of Washington State writes about a blowout sale of Whitman Cellars wines.
Lucha Vino compares a Washington barbera to a wine from Piedmont. They also compare a Washington and Napa Cab.
Through the Walla Walla Grapevine writes about Juliette’s Dazzle and the Woodward Canyon Riesling.
Wine Peeps writes about the 2009 Columbia Crest H3 Merlot.
Nectar Tasting Room and Wine Blog writes about the Seattle Wine Awards.
Sauced writes about rose here and here. They also write about Washington receiving its fifth Master Sommelier.
MyNorthwest.com writes about confusion interpreting the new liquor laws.
Woodinville Patch writes about Sky River Mead.
From the locals…
Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about Rainstorm.
Puget Sound Business Journal writes about Total Wine. They also write about the shutting down of state liquor stores, Washington Restaurant Association challenging a plan to limit liquor sales, and that Washington wines are creating buzz in Asia.
Wenatchee World writes about Cashmere Mailing House. They also write about the Seattle Wine Awards.
The Seattle Times writes that QFC blocks new liquor stores from some shopping centers. They also write about the Supreme Court upholding I-1183.
The Bellingham Herald writes about revitalization projects for Prosser and Walla Walla.
Q13 writes about Washington getting its fifth Master Sommelier in Thomas Price.
Capital Press writes that 2012 could be a record crop.
The News Tribune writes that the state netted another $6M in a second auction of 18 liquor stores.
West Seattle Herald writes about Siren Song.
The Yakima Herald reports that spirits prices may jump 35% after Initiative 1183.
KIRO writes that private liquor sales might hit consumers pocketbooks.
The Olympian writes about finding Riesling to suit your taste buds.
The Spokesman-Review writes about Liberty Lake.
Boise Weekly writes about Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc blends.
Leftovers (posts missed from previous weeks)…
Sauced writes about Revelry on Red Mountain.
That’s all folks!
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