A round-up of stories on Washington wine from August 15th to 21st. Read previous round-ups here.

From around the world…

The Toronto Star writes about 14 Hands.

From around the country…

The Atlantic writes about Walla Walla.

MarketWatch writes that Washington is one of the best places to retire, and wineries are part of the reason why.

From around the blogosphere…

The Wine Economist writes about Washington’s invisible vineyard: Yakima.

Great Northwest Wine writes that Washington wine grapes top 50,000 acres; ’13 crop to exceed 200,000 tons. They also highlight some of Washington’s great vineyards, starting with Upland and Elephant Mountain.

The Washington Vine writes about Chateau St.Michelle.

Wine Peeps writes about the Anew Riesling.

The Zinfandel Chronicles revisits its power rankings.

Northwest Wine Anthem writes about BBQ & Washington Wine – The Big Smoke Smackdown meets Dusted Valley Vintners.

Paul Gregutt writes about rising stars and pick(s) of the week. He also writes about Waitsburg Cellars

Write for Wine writes about Long Shadows.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about Vortex Cellars.

Lucha Vino pairs a Washington GSM v. Cotes du Rhone

From the locals…

The News Tribune writes that former Ste. Michelle boss Allen Shoup has become an influencer in the area wine industry. They also write about the Auction of Washington Wines.

The Yakima Herald writes that a new Washington wine grape – Marquette – is to be harvested this week.

The Seattle Times writes about the Yakima Valley. They also write that for many on Champions Tour, wine becomes hobby of choice.

The Wenatchee World writes that a record wine grape harvest set to begin.

The Puget Sound Business Journal publishes its list of top wineries in Washington state by production.

The Pacific Northwest Inlander writes that Patit Creek Cellars brings a taste of Walla Walla to downtown Spokane.

Bremerton Patriot writes about the Kitsap Wine Festival.

OPB News writes that Northwest winemakers are ready for an intense vintage.

That’s all folks!