A round-up of stories on Northwest wine from October 15th to 21st. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the country…
Wine Spectator writes that Constellation buys five Charles Smith Wines brands for $120M. They also give a harvest report for Oregon.
Forbes writes about the sale of Charles Smith Wines to Constellation.
Coast News writes about tasting Northwest wines.
Greenville On-line recommends wines for Halloween with a shout out to Sleight of Hand and Charles Smith.
Growing Produce writes that stink bugs are on the rise in Washington.
From the blogosphere…
Great Northwest Wine writes about Doubleback. They also write about Charles Smith reshaping Washington’s wine industry, climate change, King Estate completing its conversion to biodynamic, and why there aren’t more women winemakers.
Yahoo writes about Youngberg Hill.
From the locals…
Seattle Metropolitan writes about the 2015 Syncline Subduction Red (article by yours truly).
The Register-Guard says Southern Oregon winemakers say it’s a great year for grapes.
The Tri-City Herald writes that West Richland’s new plant turns wine waste into water. They also write about the genius behind Ste. Michelle’s Riesling.
The Union Bulletin writes that huge Walla Walla warehouses take shape.
Mercer Island Reporter writes about Seattle’s oldest urban winery.
Capital Press writes about Southern Willamette Valley winemakers.
Washington Times writes that harvest is underway in the Umpqua Valley.
That’s all folks!