Buckle your seat belts. A round-up of stories on Northwest wine from August 22nd to September 7th 2017. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the country…
Decanter writes about Oregon Gamay.
Shanken Daily News writes that Ste Michelle Wine Estates sees innovation pay off. They also write that Oregon wines are on the rise.
Wine Spectator writes that Oregon wine is overshadowed by the eclipse. They also write about the Auction of Washington Wines.
The Washington Post ranks 29 of America’s favorite cheap wines, with callouts to Columbia Crest, 14 Hands, and Chateau Ste Michelle.
The Drinks Business write about wineries opening in Oregon.
Berkley Side writes about canned wine, with callouts to House Wine and Underwood.
Houston Chronicle recommends the Quilceda Creek Red Blend.
San Antonio Current writes about canned wines.
Today.com writes about the benefits of boxed wine, with a callout to House Wine.
Forbes writes about canned wine. They also write that wines of Washington and Oregon are poised from greatness on the world stage.
Wisconsin Gazette recommends the King Estate Pinot Gris.
Dallas News writes about Oregon Pinot Noir.
From the blogosphere…
The Lens writes that smoke hasn’t tainted this year’s grape harvest…yet.
Great Northwest Wine writes about a vertical of Leonetti Cellar Cabernet fetching $32,500 at the Auction of Washington Wines. They also write about Peter Devison being named winemaker for Cadaretta, the Washington Wine Hall of Fame Gala, growth of the Oregon wine industry, Yakima Valley and smoke in the vineyards.
Good Vitis writes about living legends of Washington wine.
Write for Wine writes about Dunham Cellars.
Table Talk Northwest writes about Chateau Ste. Michelle’s 50th anniversary weekend.
From the locals…
The Mail Tribune writes that smoke and then rain challenge harvest.
Capital Gazette writes about Ponzi Vineyards.
KGW writes that the eclipse takes a wine country route.
Portland Business Journal writes about growth of the Oregon wine industry.
The Tri-City Herald writes about Red Mountain.
Good Fruit Grower writes about Wine Spectator donating $1M to WSU’s wine program.
KATU writes about Amazon delivering Oregon beer and wine to your front door.
Walla Walla Union Bulletin writes about the newest entrant into the wine incubators.
Oregon Live writes about Penner-Ash.
Puget Sound Business Journal writes about DeLille’s new CEO.
The Statesman Journal writes that Oregon wine sales continue to climb.
The Herald writes about Northwest wine.
KNDU writes about Washington wineries seeing a higher turnout this summer.
That’s all folks!