A round-up of stories on Washington wine from April 1st to April 7th. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the country…
Wines & Vines writes about Washington’s wineries coveting old vines. They also write about Aquilini purchasing 700 additional acres in the Horse Heaven Hills.
Shanken News Daily writes that V2 Wine Group takes on sales and marketing For Hedges Family Estate.
The San Francisco Examiner writes about Oregon making its mark with Pinot Noir.
From around the blogosphere…
Great Northwest Wine writes about a West Coast Cab smackdown. They also write that Walla Walla’s Saviah Cellars tops the Great Northwest Wine Competition.
Lucha Vino compares Washington Grenache v. Priorat.
Write For Wine writes about Taste Washington.
Jameson Fink writes about Treveri Cellars.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about Chandler Reach’s official grand opening.
Wineeyak gives a video post on Yakima Valley, the dawn of a new wine.
The Zinfandel Chronicles writes about barrel tasting with Chris Figgins.
Table Talk Northwest writes about Butler Seattle.
Northwest Wine Anthem writes about exploring the Ancient Lakes AVA via Taste Washington.
Cornichon.org writes about the Walla Walla Valley celebrating its 30th anniversary.
WA Wine PR writes about a ‘Metal Impressions’ photo exhibit by Richard Duval in Spokane.
Wine Peeps writes about highlights from Seattle’s Wine & Food Weekend.
Sips and the City writes about Taste Washington 2014.
The West Seattle Blog writes about Viscon Cellars opening a tasting room.
From the locals…
The Statesman Journal writes that another wine giant snaps up Oregon vineyards.
The Yakima Herald writes about meeting Mike Wallace. They also write about Grenache a red wine with a bright future in Washington, an Irish-born vintner nurturins love of the land in Yakima Valley and an early Walla Walla winery key to launching state’s industry.
The Olympian writes about a Canadian company buying more land in Horse Heaven Hills.
Oregon Live writes about Mark Chien coordinating the Oregon Wine Research Institute.
The Spokeman Review says to enjoy fine, affordable Washington wine while you can.
The Kitsap Sun writes about Taste Washington.
The Tri-city Herald writes an editorial that wine tourism is a natural move for the Port of Kennewick.
The Longview Daily News writes about a new wine shop in Kalama.
Herald and News writes that an unreasonable ruling against wine growlers hurts Oregon’s economy.
Oregon Wine Press writes about Yamhill-Carlton having an AVA specific bottle design.
Capital Press writes that March’s rain and snow eased the drought in the Northwest.
The Herald writes about V2 Wine Group and Hedges Family Estate announcing a sales and marketing agreement.
KTVZ writes about Oregon lawmakers urging feds to back off on its wine growler law.
That’s all folks!