A round-up of recent articles on Northwest wine from January 8th to 14th. Read previous round-ups here.

From around the country…

Los Angeles Magazine writes about Charles Smith.

The Marco Island Times (Florida) writes about Milbrandt.

Trefis writes that Altria’s wine segment is a top performer.

The SC Times writes about the 2011 Desert Wind Ruah.

From the blogosphere…

Great Northwest Wine writes that Fidelitas’ first wine holds a secret. They also write about Walla Walla winemakers heading to Seattle and Portlandinterest in Northwest Viognier growingWashington wines at the San Francisco Wine Competition, and Brandborg keeping its cool.

Write for Wine gives its best wines of 2015.

AgInfo.net says wine remains strong.

Planetizen writes about Kennewick looking to attract visitors with a wine village.

Wine Searcher.com writes that rain gives wineries hope.

Zinfandel Chronicles writes about the 2000 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about upcoming events.

Wild 4 Washington Wine reflects on a year of wine.

Write for Wine lists its top 60 Washington wineries.

From the locals…

The Seattle Times writes about Precept re-imagining Associated Vintners (good read). They also write about Naches Heights.

The Mail Tribune writes about Southern Oregon wineries taking top honors at the San Francisco Wine Competition.

NR Today writes about the Umpqua Valley as a top wine destination.

King 5 does a video post on the Northwest Wine Academy. They also write about Seattle’s growth in urban wineries.

That’s all folks!