A round-up of stories on Washington wine from March 1st to 7th 2012. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the world…
National Post writes about Hedges.
From around the country…
Growing Produce writes about record attendance at this year’s Grape Growers conference.
The Tennessean writes that Washington wines battle California for supremacy.
From the blogosphere…
Jameson Fink writes about a vertical tasting of Cadence’s Ciel du Cheval Red Wine.
Wines.com talks with Greg Harrington at Gramercy Cellars.
Northwest Wine Anthem gives a beginner’s guide to Washington Wine Month.
Paul Gregutt writes about Chateau Ste. Michelle and Dr. Loosen releasing aged Rieslings to restaurants.
Woodinville Patch writes that retailers greet Washington Wine Month with mixed expectations.
Wine Peeps writes about Kerloo Cellars. They also write about the 2009 Buried Cane Riesling.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about a Woodinville Wine Shuttle. Shona also writes about Taste Washington and Dine Around Seattle.
Wine and Beer of Washington State writes about Stoel Rives’ 3rd annual Wine, Beer, and Distilleries Law Seminar.
Table Talk writes about Washington Wine Month. Jaime also writes about Seattle Weekly’s Voracious tasting.
Lucha Vino compares a Washington Sangiovese to a Chianti.
Write for Wine writes about Washington Wine Month.
Nectar Tasting Room & Wine Blog writes about March events in Spokane.
Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about the Forgeron Cellars Walldeaux Smithie.
Freedom Foundation writes about a judge’s ruling on 1183.
WineEYak writes about the Gilbert Cellars Rose.
From the locals…
The Seattle Times writes about a judge’s rulings on Initiative 1183. They also write about the growing live music scene in Walla Walla, where they stayed in Walla Walla, Bill Foley, distillers in limbo post-1183, and the auctioning off of state stores.
Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about dogs and wine.
Seattle Weekly writes about Zero One Vintners opening a tasting room in Kirkland. They also give three cheap ways to celebrate Washington wine month and write about Forgeron Cellars’ Marie-Eve Gilla.
Oregon Live! writes about contract liquor stores looking for a way to survive.
CBS Seattle writes about Washington wine month events.
Puget Sound Business Journal writes about the start of private liquor sales on March 1st. They also write about Sozo Friends.
Herald.net writes about a new home for the Snohomish Wine Festival.
The News Tribune writes about how Lakewood is planning to handle liquor privatization.
Yakima Herald writes about things to do in springtime. They also write about Naches Heights.
KBKW writes about Westport Winery.
The Tri-City Herald writes that the senate budget includes money for the Wine Science Center at WSU.
The Bellingham Herald writes about Pontin del Roza.
The Kitsap Sun writes that the days are numbered for the Kingston liquor store.
The Spokesman-Review writes about a bill to eliminate a wine tasting tax in Boise.
That's all folks!