A round-up of stories on Northwest wine from January 15th to 21st. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the country…
Wine Business.com writes about Tony Rynders being named as consulting winemaker for Oregon’s Zena Crown.
The Rapid City Journal vows to drink more wines from Washington in 2014.
USA Today writes about Washington’s boutique wine scene (see how many errors you can count!). Watch a video here.
From the blogosphere…
Great Northwest Wine looks at a dozen Oregon Pinot Noirs. They also write about Jackson Family Wines hiring Tony Rynders, a Washington winemaker circling the globe for the next two years, a new general manager for Fidelitas, Northwest Cellars 12th man label and Badger Mountain releasing 2013 red and white wines.
Northwest Wine Anthem reflects on Cadence and 15 years of Red Mountain.
No Umbrella writes about wine tasting in Woodinville.
Write for Wine writes about Seattle Wine and Food Experience.
Zinfandel Chronicles writes about the Force Majeure 2011 Viognier. Tom also writes about the beginning of the mailing list season.
Wine Peeps writes about Rasa.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about a wine sales class at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. Shona also writes about the 5th annual weddings in Woodinville.
From the locals…
The Bellingham Herald writes that Northwest wineries clean up the San Francisco Chronicle’s Wine Competition. They also write that proper pairing with food enhances wine.
KHQ Q6 writes that Washington is having its driest winter since 2000.
NR Today writes about Southern Oregon wines winning medals.
Portland Business Journal writes that Naked Winery is doubling in size.
Writing for the Seattle Times, Andy Perdue writes that Viognier can be difficult or divine.
The Walla Walla Union Bulletin writes about Walla Walla being named as a top wine travel destination.
The Herald writes about a winemaker (Trey Busch) and chef (Andrae Bopp) trading dinner for Seahawks tickets.
The Statesman Journal writes that many wineries are run on the help of volunteers.
The Puget Sound Business Journal writes that with the Seahawks’ win, California owes Washington a case of wine.
That’s all folks!
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