Buckle your seatbelts for a round-up of stories on Northwest wine from October 8th to 31st. Read previous round-ups here.

From around the world…

Winnipeg Free Press writes about Pursued by Bear.

From around the country…

Wine Spectator writes about the passing of Eric Dunham. At the magazine, Harvey Steiman writes that big name Burgundians have arrived in the Willamette Valley, writes about Oregon Riesling, and writes about the next wave of Oregon vineyards.

The San Francisco Chronicle asks whether Oregon is trying to copy California.

Wines & Vines writes that the short season is expected to yield record crops.

Forbes writes about the best bottles from Walla Walla.

St. Louis Today writes about west coast Pinot Gris.

The Pensacola News Journal writes about Numbskull.

The Minneapolis Star Tribune writes that 2012 proves to be a great vintage for wine.

Haute Living talks with Ste. Michelle Master Sommelier Rob Bigelow about wine drinking tips.

The Lowell Sun (Massachusetts) writes about Doubleback. They also write that the Kung Fu Girl Riesling kicks butt!

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat writes that a Santa Rosa cork supplier buys a Washington winery supplier.

The Tribune Review (Pennsylvannia) writes about Washington State Syrahs.

Bloomberg gives a video entry about Charles Smith.

Greenville News (South Caroline) compares four red wines. They also recommend several Washington wines for Halloween.

The St. George Daily Spectrum (Utah) writes about Riesling for Oktoberfest.

From the blogosphere…

Great Northwest Wine writes about the death of Eric Dunham. They also write about a Harrison Hill vertical, the history and mystery of Harrison Hilltop wines from the Great Northwest Invitational Competitionwinners from the Columbia Gorge Competitionmaking a case for great Northwest MerlotSte Michelle’s Bob BerthauWashington’s harvest expected to top 240,000 tonsJohn Duval of Long Shadows, and a taste for Chardonnay.

The Pour Fool writes about the death of Eric Dunham and mourning people we barely knew.

NW Wine Anthem writes about Full Pull Wines. They also write about Oregon Chardonnay.

Winophilia writes about the 2012 Avennia Gravura.

The Wild Walla Walla Wine Woman writes about Numbskull. Catie also writes about her new book on the Walla Walla Valley.

Wine Searcher.com writes that the Pacific Northwest promises a memorable vintage.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about upcoming events.

Zinfandel Chronicles writes about the 2011 EFESTE Jolie Bouche. Tom also writes about the Force Majeure 2006 Collaboration Series IV and the Rasa 2010 Vox Populi.

AgInfo.net writes about growing and producing quality wine grapes.

Snooth writes about Oregon’s Riesling revival.

Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about the Stottle 2011 Syrah. William also writes about the Skylite Cellars 2009 Syrah.

Wine Peeps writes about Fall Line Winery.

The Wine Observer writes about the Airfield Bombing Range Red.

Huffington Post writes about Charles Smith.

From the locals…

The Seattle Times writes about the passing of Eric Dunham. They also write that John Patterson is pouring top wines, write about world class talent coming from Chateau Ste. Michelle, and three cases of wine for the holidays.

The Bellingham Herald writes that the Yakima Valley reaches new heights.

Good Fruit Grower writes about the passing of Michael Miller. They also say to choose plant material widely.

KPIC writes that Southern Oregon Wine Institute introduces a business incubator.

KGW writes that Oregon’s huge harvest gives winemakers an unusual challenge.

The Statesman Journal writes about a new facility for Brooks Winery. They also write about Oregon Rhone-style reds.

KTVZ writes that Oregon wineries are expecting a vintage year (Are we in Portugal now?)

The Bellingham Herald writes about five wines to have with dinner.

The Oregonian asks whether less is more when it comes to wine.

Puget Sound Business Journal writes that four Washington restaurants have ‘best wine lists’.

The Bellingham Herald writes about Robison Ranch Cellars.

The Walla Walla Union Bulletin writes a story from the archives: Eric Dunham, a winemakers of many talents. They also write about the passing of Eric Dunham 

KXLY writes that crush begins for local winemakers (Right as it is winding down!)

The Yakima Herald writes that Washington wants to boost wine sales in Canada.

Capital Press writes that a grant helps promote Washington wine in Canada.

The Kitsap Sun writes about how vintage affects your wine.

Wenatchee World writes about harvest. They also write that there is more than one way to skin a grape.

KONP writes about the sale of Olympic Cellars.

That’s all folks!