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

From around the country…

The Minneapolis Star Tribune writes that wine-wise, Washington does right by whites.

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat writes about Chicken Tagine with (Chateau Ste. Michelle) viognier.

Wines & Vines writes about Washington State students releasing wines.

Wine Enthusiast writes that Union Wine Company acquires Amity Vineyards.

From around the blogosphere…

Vinography gives a Seven Hills Winery Retrospective. Alder also writes about wine Highlights from Taste Washington 2014.

Great Northwest Wine writes that Marcus Rafanelli learns down under. They also write about Gino Cuneo Cellars, Browne Family Vineyard opening a tasting room in Walla Walla, the Walla Walla wine program cutting its director positionSte. Michelle scoring big at San Diego wine judging, and Red Mountain Col Solare opening its tasting room to public.

Northwest Wine Anthem writes about Keeler Estate Vineyard.

Write for Wine writes about what’s in Our Glasses Lately.

Wine Peeps reviews the 2012 Columbia Crest H3 Cabernet Sauvignon.

The Zinfandel Chronicles writes about No Girls 

Vindulge pairs the Bombing Range Red with BBQ.

Wild 4 Washington Wine covers the Anelare Wines Spring Release. William also reviews the Double Canyon 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Horse Heaven Hills and AntoLin Cellars 2010 Estate Malbec.

Table Talk Northwest writes about the Iron Vintner Challenge. They also write about North of 95

Travel Oregon writes about seven beautiful vineyard views in the Willamette Valley.

Jenna & Wine writes about visiting Prosser tasting rooms.

From the locals…

The Seattle Times writes that petite sirahs are coming.

The Yakima Herald writes that reds rule at Great Northwest Wine Competition. They also write about Sangiovese.

The Union Bulletin writes that Walla Walla is abloom with new tasting rooms. They also write that Walla Walla Community College wine program cuts director job.

WSU News.com writes that science finds wines’ fruity flavors really do fade first.

The Oregonian writes that La Crema unveils its first Willamette Valley Pinot Noir.

KLEWTV writes that Washington wines make a splash world-wide.

Seattle Metropolitan writes about Ashan Cellars (article by yours truly).

Eugene Weekly writes about trailblazing wines.

KTVZ writes about the central Oregon wine trail.

OPB News does a Q&A with wine writer Katherine Cole.

Seattle Weekly writes about the Pomum Riesling.

The Sun Break writes that dining is slightly off the mark in Walla Walla.

That’s all folks!