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A round-up of last week's articles on Washington wine.


From around the country:


This biggest story this week was the Auction of Washington wines. The many articles and posts include this one from the Wall Street Journal.

Bloomberg News writes about Woodinville area wineries with callouts to DeLille, Gorman, Mark Ryan. Also included in this article are Red Mountain wineries Col Solare and Kiona.

Dallas’ D Magazine discusses Washington syrah with callouts to Waters, Columbia, McCrea, Milbrandt, Va Piano, and Gramercy.

Indiana’s Star Press writes about Columbia Crest’s Two Vines red.

The Coloradoan writes an article on L’Ecole syrah. L’Ecole’s Recess Red 2006 was the subject of August’s Virtual Tasting.


From the blogosphere:


Beyond the Bottle does a summary of on-line Washington wine resources with a callout to WWR, WineFoot, and TheWineCommentator.

Wine Cow does a fun summary of top Washington wines from various competitions and publications.

Through the Walla Walla Grape Vine writes on Washington sangiovese with callouts to Yellow Hawk, Mannina, Trio Vintners, Walter Dacon, and Stella Fino.

The Wine Merchant reviews the 2005 Poet’s Leap Riesling. See our review of the 2007 release here.

Tavola Rosso attends the Auction of Washington wines.

Hip2Wine writes about a winemaker dinner with DeLille and Betz as well as the Auction of Washington Wines picnic.

Travel Network Marketer writes about a number of Washington area wineries in the Spokane area.

Reign of Terroir does a review of the recent WineTrails of Washington book.

WinePeeps does a spotlight on Saviah Cellars, one of my personal favorites.


From the locals:


The Eastside Business Journal writes about Delille and others from last week’s auction.

The Tri-City Herald has callouts to Leonetti, Barrister, Chinook, and Ch. Ste. Michelle.

Seattle Times wine Q&A says the most age-worthy Washington wines are Quilceda Creek and Woodward Canyon. The article also mentions Betz, DeLille, and Andrew Will.

The Tacoma News Tribune writes about Walla Walla’s Rulo.

The Oregon Statesmen writes that Walla Walla has become a wine destination. I know news can travel slow but aren’t you guys just a couple of hours away? J

Local Public Radio affiliate KPLU does a story on Walla Walla vineyards.

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1 Responses to Washington Wine Round-up - August 15th to 21st

  1. Thank you for the link back to Eastside Business newspaper Sean. Our readers love to read about wine.

    Have you ever been to the Overlake Service League's Le Vin à son Apogée (Wine at its Best)? I'm actually on their committee this year and hear from some in the wine industry that this is THE best wine event in the entire Pacific Northwest.

     

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