A round-up of stories on Northwest wine from June 22nd to June 30th. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the world…
Harper’s Wine & Spirit Trade Review writes that Jackson Family expands its Oregon holdings.
From around the country…
The Washington Post writes about American Riesling: 5 great bottles to try. They also write that U.S. Riesling production ranks second worldwide.
Men’s Journal writes about a summertime Riesling from the Pacific Northwest.
From around the blogosphere…
Patrick Comiskey gives a Walla Walla and California status report (must read).
Great Northwest Wine writes that Walla Walla Vintners tops 2014 Walla Walla Valley Wine Competition. They also write that the L’Ecole No. 41 2011 Ferguson shocks the world at Decanter competition, Tulips (mostly) out for Barnard Griffin Winery, and Lopez Island Vineyards.
Wine Peeps writes about a challenging wine pairing.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about Chateau Rollat and Ambassador Wines of Washington opening in Woodinville. Shona also writes about upcoming events.
Wineeyak writes that Yakima Valley grapes have begun their maturation process.
Northwest Wine Anthem writes about from Han Solo to Beaujolais to the Willamette Valley. They also write about purposefully pink, Southern Oregon rosé made with intention.
Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about the Chateau Ste Michelle 2012 Dry Riesling.
The Pour Fool writes about the case against BevMo and Total Wine.
The Brew Site writes about Walla Walla’s growing brew scene.
From the locals…
The Seattle Times writes that some winemakers worried at first, but sales have grown. They also write about the comeback of Carménère.
The Yakima Herald writes that the Taste and Tote wine tourism program is extended. They also ask whether privatization helped or hurt.
The Seattle Post Intelligencer writes about L’Ecole No. 41’s Ferguson.
KOMO News writes about one of Seattle’s oldest, cheapest, and furriest wine shops. They also write about Leavenworth.
KVEW writes about L’Ecole winning best in show at the Decanter World Wine Awards.
The Oregonian talks about Walla Walla’s wine scene with wine alliance director Duane Wollmuth.
The Bellingham Herald writes about Chateau Rollat and Otis Kenyon.
The Idaho Press -Tribune writes about Idaho wine.
Seattle Met gives some fourth of July wine picks (article by yours truly).
Orange Coast Magazine writes about wine in a can.
The Tri-City Herald writes about moth traps.
Capital Press writes about the WSDA’s hunt for wine grape pests.
Salem News writes that Oregon wineries become a target for turnover.
Leftovers (posts missed from previous weeks)…
Jameson Fink writes about Vintage Walla Walla wines.
At the Lip of Your Glass writes about Kevin White Winery.
That’s all folks!
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