A round-up of stories on Northwest wine from August 1st to 7th 2017. Read previous round-ups here.

From around the country…

Wine Enthusiast writes about relying on animals for sustainable winemaking, with mentions of several Northwest producers. They also write about old vines of Oregon.

Food and Wine writes about where to eat and drink in Willamette Valley.

Winston-Salem Journal writes about recently tasted wines, with a callout to the Stoller Pinot Noir Rosé and Left Coast Cellars Pinot Noir.

From the blogosphere…

Great Northwest Wine writes about praise for Red Mountain wines. They also write about Merlot and that Northwest vineyards track ahead of cooler vintages.

Woodinville Wine Country writes that Woodinville is your gateway to Washington Wine Month.

Write for Wine writes about good value BBQ reds.

Table Talk Northwest writes about Beresan Eclipse wines.

Washington Wine Blog writes about Gard Vintners. Owen also writes about Leonetti CellarDrumheller Wines, and King Vintners.

Lines on Wines talks with Gary Figgins of Leonetti Cellar.

Wine and Beer of Washington writes about the Auction of Washington Wines 

From the locals…

The Seattle Times writes that Grenache is making a comeback.

Oregon Wine Press writes about Willamette Valley Pinot Noir as a cultural good. They also write about a tasteful bunker.

Seattle Magazine writes that August is all about sunshine and sipping stellar Washington wines.

The Tri-City Herald writes about Chardonnay on both sides of the Columbia River.

KNDU writes about Palencia moving to Kennewick Wine Village.

The Kitsap Sun writes that there is always more to learn about wine.

Portland Business Journal talks to David Adelsheim about why he sold the winery.

KPTV writes that Oregon winemakers are closely monitoring the heat wave.

Puget Sound Business Journal writes that Washington wineries seek opportunity in overseas sales. They also write that a record harvest helps Washington wineries gain attention and that Washington’s new wine law offers hope.

Portland Mercury writes that winemakers of “Oregon Now” are making some of the best wines in the state.

The Walla Walla Union Bulletin writes about Doubleback. They also look back with Gary Figgins of Leonetti Cellar and Rick Small of Woodward Canyon Winery (highly recommended).  

KOBI5 writes about The Irvine-Roberts Vineyard.

Capital Press writes that Oregon growers are checking for heat damage.

That’s all folks!