Friday, November 2, 2012

Washington Wine Round-up October 22nd to 31st 2012


A round-up of stories on Washington wine from October 22nd to 31st. Read previous round-ups here.

From around the country…

Wine Spectator writes about the top wines of 2011 at the 2012 New World Wine Experience.

The Chicago Daily Herald writes about wine on tap.

Santa Fe New Mexican recommends the Charles Smith Wines Velvet Devil.

Washington Examiner recommends Ash Hollow’s Headless Red.

From the blogosphere…

Woodinville Patch writes about the ground breaking for the WSU Science Center.

The Daily Meal writes about the Wine Science Center.

Paul Gregutt asks when a winery should waive the white flag.

Pursuitist writes about top wine destinations with a callout to Walla Walla.

Voracious talks with Duane Wollmuth of the Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance. They also talk with Annette Bergevin of Bergevin Lane.

Northwest Wine Anthem writes about Seven Bridges Winery. They also write about AntoLin.

Edhat Santa Barbara does a Washington v California Syrah face-off.

WA Wine PR writes about Fall Release in Walla Walla. Bob also talks with Blake Gray on good and bad PR.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about upcoming events. Shona also writes about the new Ancient Lakes AVA.

Northwest Cork and Fork writes about a celebration of Pacific Northwest Food & Wine.

Wine Peeps writes about Chateau Ste. Michelle’s Wendy Stuckey. They also write about the Dunham Three Legged Red.

The Washington Vine writes about Mannina Cellars.

Foodwineclick writes about Rulo.

Zinfandel Chronicles writes about the Force Majeure release party. Tom also writes about a wine tasting for ovarian cancer research and gives notes on a 2002 Leonetti Merlot.


From the locals…

The Seattle Times writes about the politics of wine (fun read). They also write about the Wine Science Center and take a look at the new Ancient Lakes appellation.

The News Tribune writes about Preston moving production to Richland. They also write about Locati Cellars.

Western Farm Press writes about Garagiste.

The Tri-City Herald writes about Kestrel and Reininger entering the Chinese wine market.

Puget Sound Business Journal writes about the Ancient Lakes AVA.

KING 5 does a video post on Charles Smith.

The Spokesman Review says that steel tank manufacturing in thriving. They also write about this year’s record harvest and Overbluff Cellars.

Columbia Basin Herald writes about Gard Vintners.

Seattle Magazine writes about food friendly Washington wines. They also write about wine tasting in Walla Walla.

The Yakima Herald writes about wineries partnering with cultural organizations.

Monroe Star News writes about Basel Cellars.

Mercer Island Reporter writes about Jones of Washington.


That’s all folks!

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