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

From around the country…

Wines & Vines writes about wines biggest winners and losers, with California and Washington wines driving growth for Bordeaux-style blends.

From the blogosphere…

Northwest Wine Anthem writes about Sonoris Wines. They also write about Woodinville’s harvest.

Paul Gregutt asks whether critics should criticize pricing or just wine. He also writes about Wine Enthusiast’s Top 100 Best Buys of 2012.

WA Wine PR writes about PR messaging in a tough economy.

Table Talk Radio writes about winemaking lessons on Bainbridge Island.

4-Traders announces Southern Wine & Spirits of America opening direct warehouses in Seattle and Spokane.

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

The Drinks Business writes about Amazon’s latest attempt to get into the wine business.

Juicy Tales by Jo Diaz gives part two of a video winemaker series with Walla Walla Vintners.

WineEYak writes about Claar Cellars.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about Tefft Cellars.

Wild 4 Washington Wine gives a harvest update from Gordon Estate. William also writes about the after harvest party at Alexandria Nicole.

Wine Peeps writes about Chateau Ste. Michelle’s 2011 Cold Creek Riesling.

Wine Compass Blog writes about a Northwest food and wine experience.

Zinfandel Chronicles writes about the 2007 Clos de Betz. Tom also writes about the 2007 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon.

Rummaging for Recipes writes about the 2010 Bridgman Syrah.

From the locals…

Seattle Magazine writes about Washington wine’s new guard.

Western Farm Press writes about the FDA giving wineries a closer look.

The Seattle Times writes about Southern Wine & Spirits opening two new warehouses.

The Bellingham Herald writes about Merry Cellars.  

The Herald writes about Washington Malbec.

KEPRTV writes about Walla Walla being named a great placed to retire.

The News Tribune writes that Hispanics blaze the trail in Washington.

Seattle Magazine writes about Washington’s new guard.

Leftovers (posts missed from previous weeks)…

Decanter Banter does a video post about the Auction of Washington Wines.

That’s all folks!