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…
Wines and Vines writes that Oregon wineries welcome eclipse viewers. They also write about the start of harvest.
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.
Washington Wine Blog writes about Hors Categorie, FIGGINS, Zena Crown Vineyard, Rotie Cellars, Januik/Novelty Hill, and DeLille Cellars.
Good Vitis writes about living legends of Washington wine.
Write for Wine writes about Dunham Cellars.
Zinfandel Chronicles writes about the 2006 Quilceda Creek Merlot. Tom also writes about the 2010 Force Majeure Collaboration Series III and 2011 No Girls Syrah.
Table Talk Northwest writes about Chateau Ste. Michelle’s 50th anniversary weekend.
From the locals…
Oregon Wine Press writes about the Danehower 2017 scholarship. They also write about orange wine and biodynamic basics.
KIRO asks how smoke is affecting winemaking in Walla Walla.
The Mail Tribune writes that smoke and then rain challenge harvest.
Seattle Magazine writes about the epicenter of Oregon wine. They also write about Lake Chelan.
The Seattle Times writes about Lake Chelan. They also write about fall weather producing remarkable grapes, what to expect at your Washington wine getaway, and Klipsun Vineyards.
Capital Gazette writes about Ponzi Vineyards.
The Register-Guard writes that politicians could learn from artful winemakers. They also write about RainSong Vineyard, wines for changing seasons and Brooks Winery.
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.
Capital Press writes about Walla Walla Vintners. They also write about five viticulture programs offered in Washington.
That’s all folks!
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