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

From around the world…

Harper’s UK talks with Ted Baseler about the importance of a back story in wine.

From around the country…

The Austin Chronicle writes about four wines of the week for holiday parties.

Adweek writes about the Washington Wine Commission’s Recommendeur campaign.

The Pensacola News Journal writes that Riesling is a wine that should not be underestimated.

The Washington Times gives a Merlot roundup.

From around the blogosphere…

Great Northwest Wine writes that Washington wine’s Clore Center gears up for celebrations in 2014. They also write about Anelareresults of the Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition, and Seattle’s Wine World.

Paul Gregutt wish happy anniversary Cold Creek Vineyard.

Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about the Knight Hill 2009 Syrah-Sirah. William also writes about Purple Star’s 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon.

Northwest Wine Anthem writes about the 2012 Three Rivers Red.

The Wine Bar Blog writes about the ingenuity of Woodinville’s tasting rooms.

Zinfandel Chronicles reviews the 2011 Lauren Ashton Cellars Syrah.

Wine Peeps reviews current releases from Andrew Will Winery.

Write for Wine writes about DeLille Cellars and Woodward Canyon.

From the locals…

The Monroe Monitor writes about local wines go well with holidays.

The Seattle Times writes about how wine put Woodinville on the map.

The Walla Walla Union Bulletin writes about A Broken Chair Cellars.

KVEW writes about Fall Release weekend in Walla Walla.

The Tri-City Herald writes about Walla Walla port making a $2.7M upgrade.

Wenatchee World writes about crush.

The Yakima Herald writes that growers predict a record harvest. They also write about Northwest wine for Thanksgiving.

That’s all folks!