A round-up of stories on Washington wine from December 22nd  to 31st 2013. Read previous round-ups here.

From around the country…

The Napa Valley Register writes about Duckhorn
acquiring 20 acres of vineyards on Red Mountain

Shanken Daily News reports that Charles
Smith Wines has named David Lawrence as Chief Financial Officer

The Washington Post writes about what
to expect for wine in 2014

From the blogosphere…

Winophilia (Stephen Tanzer) writes about seriously
good Syrahs from Washington

Great Northwest Wine writes about Gallo’s
new strategy for Columbia
. They also write about the Auction
of Washington Wines hiring a new leader
and Washington

The Blue Collar Wine Guy names his Winery
of the Year

Write for Wine gives its top
five wines of 2013
. Margot also writes about special
wines for New Year’s Eve

Zinfandel Chronicles writes about the 2005
Cayuse Vineyards En Chamberlain Syrah
. Tom also writes about the 1999
Leonetti Cabernet Sauvignon

Lucha Vino gives a cross-state
Cabernet clash

Woodinville Wine Update writes about upcoming
. Shona also writes about wine and food pairing at the Lake
Washington Institute of Technology

From the locals…

The Tri-City Herald says that the growler
law is a barrier for wineries and other businesses

The Bellingham Herald says that the 2013
harvest promises a future crop of full-bodied reds

Wenatchee World writes about sparkling

The Tri-City Herald writes about the 2014
Grape Grower’s Conference

The Yakima Herald writes that Lemberger
slips into oblivion
. They also write about Port-style

The News Tribune writes about Columbia
Winery’s new strategy

 That’s all folks!