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

From around the country…

Wine Enthusiast writes that NFL stars talk Washington State wine (article by yours truly).

St Louis Today writes about five unusual places to stay, including a wine barrel in Walla Walla.

From around the blogosphere…

The Wine Economist writes about the Walla Walla Valley’s next step: the SeVein project.

Vinography writes about the Rieslings of Oregon.

Great Northwest Wine writes Columbia Crest’s crowdsourced wine. They also write about the life, times and growing wine empire of Charles SmithAbacela, and Red Mountain.

Wine Press NW writes about an irrigation project driving Red Mountain expansion.

Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about the Stottle Winery 2011 Malbec.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about Barrage Cellars’ Duval Wine Images Exhibit.

Wineeyak writes Cabernet Sauvignon in veraison.

Lucha Vino compares the 2009 Alexandria Nicole Gravity Merlot v. 2009 Chateau Lyonnat Lussac St. Emilion.

Jameson Fink talks with Richard Duval about wine photo tips.

Wine Peeps writes about new Releases from Fielding Hills.

Northwest Wine Anthem writes about Umpqua Valley’s HillCrest Vineyards.

Wine Searcher writes about Columbia Crest’s crowdsourced Cabernet.

Vindulge writes about the best wines under $10.

From the locals…

The Seattle Times writes that the emperor of Riesling loves everything about this grape 

The Yakima Herald writes that Washington winemakers push the envelope with red blends. They also write that the Walla Walla Valley prepares to welcome new AVA.

The Bellingham Herald writes that Northwest wineries are crafting seriously delicious rosés.

The Union Bulletin writes that networking increases success of Walla Walla wines.

Oregon Live writes about Dundee.

The Mail Tribune writes about RoxyAnne’s winemaker leaving.

The Itemizer-Observer writes about the Perrydale Hills.

That’s all folks!