Monday, February 11, 2013
Washington Wine Round-up February 1st to 7th 2013
A round-up of stories on Washington wine from February 1st to 7th. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the country…
Wines & Vines writes about the Washington Wine Commission implementing its new strategy.
Good Fruit Grower writes about Washington’s record crop.
From the blogosphere…
The drinks business writes about Washington’s commitment to the UK.
Great Northwest Wine writes about Washington’s record harvest. They also write about Precept and House Wine helping returning American soldiers, chart the big four grapes, the Wine Science Center taking another step forward, and the mild winter pleasing Washington grape growers. They also give reviews of Lone Birch Pinot Gris, and Waterbrook Pinot Gris.
The Wine Economist writes about the Washington Wine Awards.
NW Wine Anthem writes about the William Church Bishop’s Blend. They also write about Waters Tremelo Red Wine and give a Friday find.
WineEYak writes about Kiona.
Lucha Vino writes about a Washington versus an Argentina Malbec. He also compares a Washington Cabernet to one from Alexander Valley.
Jameson Fink writes about Seattle Food and Wine Experience.
Oregon Wine Press talks with Paul Gregutt.
Zinfandel Chronicles writes about William Church.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about weddings in Woodinville at DeLille Cellars.
Nectar Tasting Room and Wine Blog writes about ValenWine.
Northwest Wine Reviews writes about the Charles Smith Chardonnay project.
Table Talk writes about the Seattle Wine and Food Experience.
Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about Hightower Cellars.
From the locals…
MyNorthwest.com writes about a bill that would allow under-21 students to sip wine.
Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes that Mercer Canyons is next in a line of winners.
NBC News Tri-cities writes about the opening of the new Railex facility.
Puget Sound Business Journal talks with Steve Warner of the Washington Wine Commission.
The Capital Press writes about Washington wine grapes rebounding.
Wine Press Northwest writes about Ste Michelle Wine Estates planning a new Prosser winery. They also write about the annual Grape Grower’s meeting.
KNDO writes about the annual Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers Conference.
Longview Daily News writes about 14 Hands opening a winery in Prosser.
The Columbian writes that winery rules are under scrutiny.
Seattle Times writes an editorial about a battle over liquor sales at restaurants and bars.
That's all folks!