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

From around the country…

Wine Spectator writes about Rajat Parr, Charles Banks, and Sashi Moorman purchasing an interest in Evening Land Winery.

The Minneapolis Star writes about the Boomtown Pinot Gris.

The Tampa Bay Times makes the 2012 Argyle Pinot Noir its wine of the week.

From the blogosphere…

Northwest Wine Anthem writes about Cold Creek Vineyard. They also give a Friday Find from Columbia Winery.

Great Northwest Wine writes about the Mercer family giving $250K to WSU’s Wine Science Center. They also write about Westport Winery expanding its tasting roomwomen stars of food and wine12 ways to celebrate the Seahawks’ championshipWashington Syrah, and Chateau Ste. Michelle’s new indoor concert series.

The Drinks Business writes about top 10 wines in the U.S. press.

Eater Portland writes about Carmella’s Wines.

Write for Wine writes about Alexandria Nicole’s Quarry Butte.

Zinfandel Chronicles writes about mailing list season.

Wine Peeps writes about a challenging wine pairing.

WA Wine PR writes about planning the itinerary for 2014 Washington wine.

From the locals…

The Herald writes that better days are ahead for the Columbia Winery.

The Bellingham Herald writes about the Washington State Wine Awards. They also write about Syrah.

The Times-Tribune writes that a tough climate benefits Oregon wines.

The Statesman-Journal writes that changing Oregon’s liquor laws is proving harder than anticipated.

WSU News writes about the Bud Mercer Greenhouse at the WSU Wine Science Center.

KPLU writes about student-made wines hitting the shelves.

The Seattle Times toasts Washington wines.

Portland Monthly gives a guide to Taste Washington.

Capital Press writes about the Wine Science Center moving ahead. They also write about the red blotch virus.

That’s all folks!