A round-up of stories on Washington wine from February 22nd to 28th. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the country…
D Magazine writes about wines to impress with a shout out to a few Washington wineries.
From the blogosphere…
WinEYak gives a pruning 101 from Todd Newhouse and Upland Vineyard.
Washington Vine writes about the Arbor Crest 2010 Sangiovese.
Lucha Vino writes about a Washington Merlot a Trois.
Great Northwest Wine writes about Walla Walla Valley celebrating Cabernet Sauvignon with Napa Valley winemakers. They also write about the Auction of Washington Wines honoring three area luminaries, ask whether Malbec is Washington’s next big grape, and Woodinville adding a high scoring tasting event. They also review Westport Winery NV True North, H/H Estates Mourvedre, Waterbrook Reserve Merlot, Spring Valley Frederick, Westport Winery Red Sky at Night, L’Ecole Petit Verdot, Pine & Post Riesling, and L’Ecole Chenin Blanc.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about weddings at JM Cellars. Shona also writes about upcoming events.
Write for Wine writes about a vertical tasting of Ste. Michelle Ethos.
Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about the Southard Red Wine. William also writes about Lupine Vineyards.
Wine and Beer of Washington State writes about Taste Washington.
AgInfo.net writes that grape production is up.
Nectar Tasting Room & Wine Blog writes about March wine events in Spokane.
From the locals…
Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about wineries that cover new ground.
The Idaho Statesman writes about visiting Walla Walla.
Wenatchee World writes about the Yakima Valley AVA celebrating its 30th birthday.
The Yakima Herald writes about boutique hotels complementing tourism.
The Bellingham Herald writes about Syrah becoming a Washington staple. They also write about Anelare.
Wine Press NW writes about Washington wine month.
Oregon Live writes about the Washington House approving new rules for self-checkout with liquor.
That’s all folks!
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