Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Washington Wine Round-up April 1st to April 7th 2013


A round up of stories on Washington wine from April 1 to April 7.  Read previous round-ups here.

From around the country...

Wines and Vines writes about the Northwest focusing on wine profiles.

Bloomberg writes that Washington wines pack a high alcohol wallop and little else (read my response here).

Beverage Daily.com writes that US wines talk to the Chinese, with an American twang: Maryhill Winery.

From around the blogosphere...

Paul Gregutt writes about a left hook to Washington's jawHe also writes that the new Cayuse releases see the bionic frog at his most elegant.

The Gray Report writes that Washington makes great Gewurztraminer.

Sips And the City shares 31 Days of Washington Wine in 140 Characters or Less.

Great Northwest Wine announces Central Washington University wine expert leaving for FranceThey also write about a warm springWashington’s presence in the U.K., and why Cabernet is king. Read recent reviews here.

Zinfindel Chronicles posts bottle notes on the 1998 Woodward Canyon Cabernet SauvignonThey also write about the Cayuse release party.

Wild Walla Walla Wine Woman posts about Proper Wines.

Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about Taste Washington Day 1. They also write about the Introduction to Washington Wine seminar at Taste Washington.

Lucha Vino matches Washington Tempranillo vs. Rioja.

The Wine Economist gives an imaginary guide to Washington wine.

Northwest Cork and Fork posts thoughts from Taste Washington 2013.

Write for Wine shares random Thoughts from Taste Washington-Part 2.

Washington Times writes that Bloomberg gets it wrong on Washington wine.

Nectar Tasting Room & Wine Blog writes about April events in Spokane.


From the locals...

Bellingham Herald writes that a wine benefit in Anacortes showcases amazing Washington winesThey also write about top reds from a Northwest wine competition.

The News Tribune writes about Seattle's oldest winery expanding into new frontier.

Yakima Herald says Dick Boushey cultivates the good life.

Wine Press Northwest reports warm spring wakes vines across mid-Columbia.

The Walla Walla Union-Bulletin writes that Red Mountain is expecting exponential growth.

Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about Cabernet Franc.

The Yakima Herald writes about Amy Mumma, director of the Central Washington University wine program, leaving.

Capital Press writes that WSU digs into science to make wine better.

The Tri-City Herald writes about the Grape Grower’s conference.

KNDO writes about J&J Winery opening in Milton-Freewater.

Wenatchee World writes about Bloomberg’s slam on Washington wine.


Leftovers (posts missed from previous weeks)…

KNDO writes that it’s a busy time for local winemakers.


That's all folks!

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