A round-up of stories on Washington wine from November 1st to 7th.
From around the country
The Wall Street Journal recommends giving a case of syrah this Christmas. While they don't mention specific wineries (although the video shows a picture of Gramercy's Lagniappe Syrah), they write “There is not a more exciting wine on shelves right now…than Syrah from Washington.” Amen.
The Dallas Morning News picks Ryan Patrick’s Naked Chardonnay as its pick of the week.
The American Society for Horticultural Science writes about tension trellising.
CNN writes about wines being made in Hong Kong from grapes from around the world, including Washington.
From the blogosphere
Luxist reports on the release of Merlove, a new DVD movie which features interviews with a number of Washington winemakers.
A Couple of Wines writes about a trip to Woodinville with callouts to Chateau Ste. Michelle, Januik, Matthews, and Alexandria Nicole.
Washington State Beer and Wine writes about Alexandria Nicole’s 2007 Merlot.
WINO magazine writes about the upcoming the Washington Wine Commission’s upcoming 20-something event. They also write about WSU receiving a large research grant, a new research vineyard at WSU, and Gifford-Hirlinger.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about Seattle Uncorked’s Cabernet Classic. They also write about more east of the crest wineries opening tasting rooms in Woodinville including Eaton Hill, Tasawik, and Corus.
Washington Wine writes about Washington Hills 2007 Cabernet.
Beyond the Bottle writes about the 2008 Kung Fu Girl Riesling.
On the Road with the Grape Guy writes about Columbia Crest, Gordon Brothers, L’Ecole No. 41, and Chateau Ste. Michelle.
The Jacksonville Wine Guide writes about aligote from Washington.
The Wine Economist writes about studying wine.
From the locals
The Seattle Times writes about Washington grape growers.
Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about buying bargains.
Seattle Magazine writes about the home winemaking trend.
The Tri-City Herald writes about WSU’s Enology and Viticulture program.
Woehler writes about Yellow Hawk Cellar.
That’s all folks!