A mega round-up of articles on Northwest wine from June 22nd to July 21st. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the country…
Wines & Vines writes that wild weather has Northwest growers on their toes.
The Marcus Island Sun Times (Florida) says to enjoy good wine minus fancy prices with a callout to Desert Wind.
Fortune writes about Drew Bledsoe and Doubleback.
Forbes asks whether Andrew Will is America’s best red wine.
The Dallas Morning News writes about the Charles Smith Velvet Devil Merlot.
The St. Cloud Times (St. Louis) makes the 2012 Jones of Washington Syrah its wine pick.
Pamplin Media Group writes that Oregon wines are simply amazing.
Opelika Auburn News writes about a tour of Washington wine country.
The Vail Daily News writes about great wine regions for family travel, with a callout to the Willamette Valley.
The Gainesville Times recommends the Woodward Canyon Artist Series Cabernet.
The Des Moines Register writes about Chardonnay day in Oregon.
USA Today writes that Oregon matures into a world class wine and food destination.
Shanken Daily News writes about the rosé boom, with a shout out to Charles & Charles.
The Augusta Chronical writes about the Charles & Charles Rosé.
The Lowell Sun writes about Washington wine.
The Mercury News writes about Willamette Valleys 50th anniversary.
From the blogosphere…
Wine Searcher.com writes that drought bites the Pacific Northwest.
Great Northwest Wine writes about Forgeron Cellars. They also write about Cave B, Viognier, Zinfandel and Primitivo, Celebrate Walla Walla, Louis Skinner at Betz Family, Les Trouves, Celebrate Walla Walla, veriason, Tapteil Vineyards, Cabernet Sauvignon, Jean-Francois Pellet of Pepper Bridge and Amavi, outgoing Red Mountain AVA Alliance director Heather Unwin, friends and family planting Grenache on Red Mountain, Anelare, Derek Way of Sagemoor heading to China, the Naumes family opening a custom crush facility in Oregon, Angel Vine launching Urban Crush Winery in Portland, and Ponzi Vineyards.
Tech Times writes that WSU researchers say drinking red wine can help you lose weight.
The Wild Walla Walla Wine Woman writes about brosé.
Seattle Refined writes about 24 hours in Walla Walla.
Woodinville Wine Update write about upcoming events.
NorthJersey.com recommends several Northwest wines.
Vindulge writes about wine pairing for smoked tenderloin.
Lucha Vino compares Washington Chardonnay to Chablis.
Table Talk Northwest writes about Maryhill.
Northwest Wine Anthem writes about EFESTE and the game of Rhones.
The Daily Meal writes about Maryhill.
Go Local PDX writes about Oregon whites.
The Examiner writes about two new satellite tastings rooms in Woodinville.
From the locals…
The Yakima Herald writes about who put the sparkle in Pacific Northwest wine. They also write about David Rosenthal taking over the Chateau Ste Michelle white wine program and that Cabernet is king in Washington.
Seattle Metropolitan (articles by yours truly) writes about the 2013 Les Trouves Red Wine. They also write about the 2014 Maison Bleue Lisette Rose, 2013 EFESTE Evergreen Riesling, fourth of July wines, and the 2012 Purple Star Syrah.
KIMA TV writes about high temperatures affecting Yakima Valley crops.
The Spokesman Review writes that Walla Walla wines are in a class of their own.
The Columbian writes about Merlot’s flavor profile. They also write that Clark County may adjust noise standards for wineries.
The Mail Tribune writes that wine country license plates pay off.
The Bend Bulletin writes that the weather is ideal for wine grapes.
The Bellingham Herald writes about Elk Cove.
The Eugene Daily News writes about the Ponzi Riesling.
That’s all folks!