A round-up of stories on Northwest wine from March 1st to 14th 2016. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the country…
Shanken Daily News writes that Oregon wine’s US sales will cross 3M cases. They also write about Kobrand launching Resonance Wines.
The San Diego Union-Tribune says that the Cadence Coda is the Chalize Theron of wine.
Wine Enthusiast writes that the Willamette Valley AVA gets bigger. They also write about Andrew Beckham.
The Star Tribune names the Willow Crest Pinot Gris its wine of the week.
Greenville On-line writes about Revelry Syrah.
Wines & Vines writes about the expanding of the Willamette Valley borders.
From the blogosphere…
Crave On-line writes about how Charles Smith is making wine cool again.
Eater Seattle writes that Taste Washington returns.
Great Northwest Wine writes about a Washington winery putting red wine in recyclable pouches. They also write about Reininger, two of three wine related bills failing in the legislature, CAVE B celebrating its 15th year, winemakers redefining Oregon Chardonnay, Anam Cara selling Nicholas Vineyard, the Willamette Valley expanding to accommodate King’s Estate, and Crimson Wine Group’s long Northwest history.
The Examiner writes about Chenin Blanc.
Zinfandel Chronicles writes about the 2010 EFESTE Eleni.
Washington Wine Blog interviews Chris Sparkman of Sparkman Cellars. Owen also writes about Matthews and Tenor Wines and Goose Ridge.
Uncorked Ventures writes about a Washington Vintners seminar.
Wagon Wine writes about the Oregon Wine Symposium.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about upcoming events.
Luca Vino tastes a WA mourvedre versus one from Bandol.
Wine-searcher writes about Domaine Drouhin releasing Roserock Wines.
Boomer Consumer writes that King County ranks as America’s fifth best wine destination.
Snooth writes about Kelley Fox Wines.
Equities.com writes about Willamette Valley Vineyards.
Offlicense News writes that the UK is a key target export market for Oregon.
From the locals…
Seattle Metropolitan writes about Taste Washington.
The Seattle Times writes that the Rattlesnake Hills has become one of Washington’s most popular growing regions.
Wine Press Northwest names Walla Walla Vintners its winery of the year.
The Mail Tribune writes about Valley View Winery extending into Asian markets.
The Tri-City Herald says to explore beyond Pinot Noir in Southern Oregon.
The Union Bulletin writes about Avennia.
The Columbian writes about Burnt Bridge Cellars getting a new winemaker.
The Daily Sun News writes that partners enjoy a winery with a view. They also write about Tucker Cellars.
Oregon Wine Press writes about beating Red Blotch. They also write about Grochau Cellars.
The Yakima Herald writes about whites for $15 or less. They also write that WSU wants the wine industry to know it can help and that Merlot remains a star in Washington.
The Statesman Journal writes about a new winery from a first time winemaker.
Capital Press writes that, despite strong sales, Oregon wineries are stressed.
Good Fruit Grower writes about Allan Brothers purchasing Gamache Vineyards.
The Register Guard writes that 28% of Oregon wineries report money woes. They also write about King Estate being able to use the Willamette Valley designation.
That’s all folks!
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