Returning from a long pause, a round-up of stories on Northwest wine from April 15th to 21st. Read previous round-ups here.

From around the country…

Wine Spectator writes about Jackson Family acquiring Penner Ash. They also write about Ste Michelle Wine Estates purchasing Patz & Hall.

Wines & Vines writes about Ste. Michelle flipping the script on buyouts.

D Magazine recommends several Northwest whites.

North Bay Business Journal writes about the sale of Penner Ash.

Wine Business writes about Reveal Walla Walla.

From the blogosphere…

Washington Wine Blog interviews Cold Creek Vineyard manager Joe Cotta and Chris Peterson of Avennia. Owen also writes about Purple Star and Washington whites and roses.

Great Northwest Wine writes about Malbec. They also gives scenes from the Northwest Wine Encounter, write about Ste Michelle purchasing Patz & Hall, the approval of the Lewis-Clark AVA, and the purchase of Penner-Ash.

Wilsonville Patch writes about the sale of Penner Ash. writes that more wineries go under the hammer.

Write for Wine writes about what’s in our glasses.

Zinfandel Chronicles writes about the 2006 Cayuse En Cerise.

From the locals…

The Walla Walla Union Bulletin writes about a new Walla Walla winery putting money towards a non-profit health clinic. writes that wine is heating up.

The Kitsap Sun writes about Chenin Blanc.

KVEWTV writes about Spring Barrel weekend.

The Tri-City Herald writes about Ste Michelle purchasing Patz & Hall. They also write about approval of the state’s newest AVA.

The Yakima Herald writes about tension over a road project. They also write about Spring Barrel tasting.

Willamette Week writes about Penner Ash being purchased by Jackson Family.

Portland Business Journal writes about the sale of Penner Ash.

The Olympian writes about Maryhill.

Oregon Live writes about the sale of Penner Ash.

CDA Press writes that Washington wine is growing up.

Good Fruit Grower writes about approval of the Lewis-Clark AVA.

The Idaho Statesman writes about the approval of the Lewis Clark AVA.

The Mail Tribune writes about Del Rio Vineyards purchasing vineyard land.

That’s all folks!