A round-up of stories on Washington wine from December 8th to 14th 2012. Read previous round-ups here.

From around the country…

No love this week.

From the blogosphere…

Great Northwest Wine writes about Ryan Patrick hiring a new brand manager (welcome). They also write about a Washington wine Christmas tree2013 Washington wine road shows, the Andrew Will 2009 Ciel du Cheval Red Wine and 2009 Two Blondes Red Wine.

Northwest Wine Anthem writes about Top 100 Listomania.

WineEYak writes about Yakima Valley’s 30th birthday.

Snooth writes about top 10 Cabernet with a spotlight on Washington.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about upcoming events. Shona also writes about Gard Vintners moving to a new location in Woodinville.

Wine Peeps writes about Jones of Washington.

Write for Wine writes about the 2010 Alexandria Nicole Mr. Big.

Lucha Vino compares Washington and Australia.

Eater Seattle writes about Rajat Parr.

Wine Foot writes about Walla Walla Holiday Barrel Tasting.

The Washington Vine writes about Soaring Rooster.

Zinfandel Chronicles writes about Angel Vine.

From the locals…

Seattle Magazine writes about green red wine.

Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about rare wine gems from California with a discussion of Washington wine value.

The Bellingham Herald writes about Charles Smith and K Vintners wines served at Mario Lopez’ wedding.

The Columbian says to get tough of liquor sales.
The Herald.net writes about how to put on a successful wine tasting party.