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

From around the country…

The Anchorage Daily News writes about the 2010 Hedges CMS.

The Pensacola News Journal writes about Duck Pond rehabilitating Merlot’s poor public image.

From around the blogosphere…

Paul Gregutt writes about reader letters. He also writes about Barnard Griffin turning 30.

Great Northwest Wine writes about Leonetti Cellars and Spring Release Weekend. They also write about Barnard Griffin turning 30Westport Winery creating a 40-acre arboretumMaryhill’s summer concert series, and about a design team being chosen for WSU’s wine science center. Read their wine reviews here.

Jameson Fink and I talk about tasting wine.

Lucha Vino compares Washington Malbec v. Argentina.

WineEYak gives a toast to construction.

Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about Pomum Cellars.

Woodinville Wine Update writes that Anton Ville Winery is going out of business.

The Washington Vine writes about LocatiCellars.

The Zinfandel Chronicles writes about the Efeste Spring Release party.

Northwest Wine Anthem writes about Red Willow Vineyard.

The Wild Walla Walla Wine Woman shares a Stan Clarke story.

Wine Peeps writes about a challenging wine pairing.

Write for Wine writes about what they’ve been drinking recently.

From the locals…

The News Tribune writes that the WSU Tri-Cities wine center design has been unveiled. They also write about Avennia and about bars and restaurants getting more options to buy booze.

The Bellingham Herald writes about Walla Walla Vintners. They also write about Rainier Wine.

Wine Press Northwest writes that Richland’s Barnard Griffin Winery is in good hands.

The Herald writes about Diversion wines.

KIMA TV (Yakima CBS affiliate) writes about a Naches Heights winery offering camping with a bed, electricity and spa services.

Seattle Metropolitan gives a weekly wine pick from yours truly.

Queen Anne News writes about Yakima Valley marking its 30th year.

KPLU writes about lobbyists wining and dining lawmakers after hours.

The Capital Press writes about a Spokane team picked for wine center.

The Seattle Post Intelligencer writes about Washington State bubbles in Stan’s Pick of the Week.

That’s all folks!