A round-up of stories on Northwest wine from February 1st to 14th. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the country…
The San Jose Mercury News writes about football wines, with callouts to Doubleback and Passing Time.
The Marco Island Sun Times (Florida) writes about the L’Ecole Chardonnay.
Wine Business.com writes about Washington’s decreased production in 2015.
Napa Valley register writes about Charles Smith teaming up for a wine friendly pop up.
Shanken Daily News writes about Charles Smith’s new Italian variety brand.
From the blogosphere…
Great Northwest Wine writes that Paul Champoux champions Marquette in retirement. They also write about The Wine Project, Double Canyon making a national push, heat taking a toll on the 2015 harvest, wineries asking the legislature for more tasting rooms, 14 Hands releasing an ultra premium blend, Chas Nagel going into the Hall of Fame, and Celebrate Walla Walla.
Northwest Wine Anthem writes about Jasper Sisco.
Write for Wine writes about Vivino’s Wine Style Awards.
Lucha Vino (welcome back) writes about Washington and Australian Syrah.
From the locals…
The Seattle Times writes about Gilles Nicault of Long Shadows and Marie Eve Gilla of Forgeron Cellars.
The Yakima Herald writes about Washington Sauvignon Blanc. They also write about a system that could change the way white wine grapes are harvested and Columbia Crest.
Oregon Live writes about Oregon on the front pages of Wine Spectator.
KVEW TV writes that Walla Walla’s food industry is on the rise.
Daily Sun News writes about a wine tour coming to Sunnyside.
Woodinville Weekly writes about Brian Carter.
The Tri-City Herald writes about WAWGG.
KEPR TV says a rise in tourism is good for Walla Walla residents.
Good Fruit Grower writes about WAWGG honoring industry members.
The Columbian writes about wineries forming a group to raise their profile.
Capital Press writes that premium grapes hold opportunity.
Bend Bulletin writes about exploring McMinnville.
That’s all folks!