A round-up of stories on Northwest wine from August 1st to 14th 2015. Read previous round-ups here.

From around the country…

Wines & Vines writes about Washington wineries gearing up for harvest.

Asbury Park Press writes about Pursued by Bear.

Wine Spectator writes about wineries fighting back on Illinois lawsuits. They also write about Willamette Valley Vineyards filing a suit over herbicide drift.

The Bradenton Herald (Florida) recommends wines with a callout to Charles & Charles.

Forbes recommends the Abacela Albarino.

Wine Business.com writes about Bill Fuller’s return to winemaking. They also write about the start of harvest in Washington.

From the blogosphere…

Jameson Fink gives a podcast about Passing Time. He also writes about cool Oregon Pinot Gris.

The Daily Meal writes about Grochau Cellars. They also write about Charles Smith’s new Seattle facility.

Great Northwest Wine writes about the Picnic and Barrel Auction. They also write about new ownership at Bainbridge VineyardsHamilton CellarsBasalt Cellars, a new Washington wine connection to China, the historically early wine grape harvest, and Panther Cellars.

Write for Wine writes about seven Washington Cabernets.

Seattle Refined gives updates on the Washington wine world.

Zinfandel Chronicles gives 2015 mailing list power rankings. Tom also writes about the 2006 Cayuse En Chamberlain Syrah and the 2003 Betz Pere de Famille.

Lucha Vino compares a Syrah from Washington to one from Hermitage.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about Washington Wine Month.

Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about Hedges.

Uncorked Ventures writes about a week in Walla Walla. They also write about the Amity Vineyards Dry Gewurztraminer.

The Examiner writes about a Yakima Valley wine road trip.

From the locals…

Northwest Public Radio writes about wild yeast.

The Bellingham Herald writes about Woodward Canyon. They also write about Matthews Winery.

Oregon Wine Press gives news briefs.  They also write about going LIVEMerlot and beholdWalla Walla Valley’s Community College culinary competition, and Naked Winery.

The Yakima Herald writes about Thurston Wolfe. They also write about the early grape harvest.

Pamplin Media writes about minority winemakers.

The Tri-city Herald writes about Australia looking to import Washington wine.

Seattle Metropolitan recommends Tenet Wines. They also write about the Eroica Gold (both articles by yours truly).

KIRO writes about Woodinville residents filing complaints over ‘rogue’ tasting rooms.

KING 5 writes about the Auction of Washington Wines honoring DeLille. They also write about Charles Smith’s new winery facility in Seattle and how Ste. Michelle got its start.

KNDO also writes about Australia importing Washington wines. They also write about the early grape harvest.

The Seattle Times writes about older Washington wines.

The Yakima Herald writes about Woodward Canyon.

The Idaho Statesman says to plan a trip to Walla Walla.

Thurston Talk writes about Westport Winery selecting a new head winemaker.

The Mail Tribune writes about custom crush: the next generation.

Seattle Magazine writes about its wine issue.

The Spokesman Review writes about Matthews Winery.

The Seattle Times writes about Charles Smith’s new Seattle facility.

The Statesman Journal writes about where to wine, dine, and recline in the Willamette Valley.

Oregon Live writes about Trisaetum.

That’s all folks!