A round up of stories on Northwest wine from April 22nd to 30th. Read previous round-ups here.

From around the country…

The Wall Street Journal writes that Seattle is the land of serious sommeliers.

The Los Angeles Times writes that Washington wineries have fun with Recommendeuer. They also write about ‘An American Wine Story.’

The San Jose Mercury News writes about yours truly.

Shanken Daily News writes about V2 Wine Group.

From around the blogosphere…

Great Northwest Wine writes about Chateau Ste. Michelle’s summer concerts. They also write about the Washington State Wine Commission’s award-winning appWashington Sangiovese coming into its own and Winemaker Ray Einberger retiring from Ste. Michelle Wine Estates.

Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about the Bombing Range Red 2010 Horse Heavens Hills.

The Zinfandel Chronicles reviews the Quilceda Creek 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon.

Northwest Wine Anthem writes about Keeler Estate Vineyard (Eola Amity Hills AVA). They also write about unusual Washington wine varieties.

Lucha Vino compares Olsen Estates 2009 Malbec v. Bodega Goulart Classico 2011 Malbec.

Wineeyak writes about DuBrul Vineyard five vine cabernet bud break. They also write about what to look for in a barrel sample.

Write For Wine writes that spring is in the air at Six Seven Restaurant.

AgInfo.net writes about a resource for the wine industry. They also write that the wine industry is expanding.

BK Wine magazine writes about 21 Washington wines (barely readable but…).

Woodinville Wine Update writes about upcoming events.

Table Talk Northwest writes about Ste. Michelle’s upcoming concert series.

From the locals…

The News Register writes about the sale of Amity Vineyards.

The Seattle Times writes that former potato-chip maker goes for grapes.

The Seattle Weekly writes about Washington winemakers’ challenge.

The Oregonian writes about how today’s rising-star Oregon winemakers are making it in a tough market. They also write that Feds back off and wine growlers are legal again in Oregon and write about Coopers Hall.

The News Tribune writes that Spring chinook pairings come naturally. They also write that a celebrated Ste. Michelle winemaker retires and white wines to savor.

Good Fruit Grower writes that a new approach needed for nematodes.

The Bellingham Herald writes that Matthews/Tenor serves up first-class wines. They also write about Taste Washington, and 14 Hands being named a hot brand by Impact Magazine.

The Mail Tribune writes about Southern Oregon.

The Yakima Herald writes about Spring Barrel Tasting.

Wenatchee World writes about Crayelle Cellars.

That’s all folks!