A round-up of stories on Northwest wine from June 8th to 14th 2015. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the country…
Wine Spectator looks back on Hedges. They also ask whether wine lists should feature local wines.
CBS San Francisco writes that the west coast drought is a boon for Washington wine.
Forbes gives the best and cheapest threesome in Washington wine.
Sioux Falls Argus Leader writes about great wines under $15, with a callout to the H3 Sauvignon Blanc.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune writes about the 2011 Hedges CMS Red Blend.
The Lowell Sun writes about 14 Hands.
From the blogosphere…
Eater Seattle gives a peek inside Charles Smith’s new urban winery.
Jameson Fink gives wine notes from the US Open. Read another piece on the Open here.
Great Northwest Wine writes about the Aquilinis planting on Red Mountain. They also write about L’Ecole No 41’s schoolhouse turning 100, Budd’s Broiler opening in Richland, the Columbia Valley, Washington wine at the US Open, Washington wines shining on both sides of the state, and that Great Northwest Wine tops a journalism contest (kudos!).
Snooth writes about an Oregon company that is turning old barrels into new.
Wine-Searcher.com writes about Long Shadows.
Go Local PDX writes that Urban Crush Winery is set to open in Portland. They also write about great Oregon wine outside the Willamette Valley.
Zinfandel Chronicles writes about the 2005 Cayse En Cerise. Tom also gives Washington rosé recommendations.
The Wild Walla Walla Wine Woman writes about 10 years of blogging.
Wine Peeps writes about the 2012 Kennedy Shah Merlot.
Lucha Vino compares a Washington Nebbiolo to one from Barolo.
Examiner.com writes about Washington wines at the US Open.
Vindulge writes about the McKinley Springs BBQ showdown.
From the locals…
The Seattle Times writes about 2013 Washington reds.
The Bellingham Herald gives three reasons behind the boom in Washington wineries. They also write about inexpensive whites, Northwest rosés, and to expect more grapes and more wine from Washington.
Seattle Metropolitan recommends the 2012 Novelty Hill Cabernet Sauvignon. They also recommend the 2012 Kiona Merlot (both articles by yours truly).
WSU News writes about harvesting wild yeast to produce refined wines.
The News Tribune writes about Northwest reds $15 and under.
King 5 writes about winemakers monitoring the effects of drought.
The Eugene Daily News writes about the Gilbert Rose.
The Statesman Journal writes that Stoller and Raptor Ridge mark 20 years.
The Tri-City Herald writes that a Kennewick man makes the best amateur wine in the world.
The Register Guard writes that King Estate will open a second winery.
Seattle Weekly writes about Washington wine at the US Open.
Capital Press writes that leaf rust was found in the Willamette Valley. They also write about a WSU website that monitors pest insects.
That’s all folks!
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