A round-up of stories on Washington wine from May 22nd to May 31st. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the country...
Wines and Vines writes about a partnership for the Wine Science Center.
The Star-Telegram writes about the South Korean trade pact kicking in.
The Examiner writes about blind tasting Washington reds.
From around the blogosphere...
The Wild Walla Walla Wine Woman writes A Swan Song (count me among those who hope that the hiatus is just temporary). Catie also writes about a tasting of Waitsburg Cellars.
Write for Wine writes about the passing of Mike Dunham.
Great Northwest Wine writes about a Red Mountain winemaker taking over an iconic Napa Valley winery. They also write about a Yakima winery announcing a new winemaker, Anelare hirings Fidelitas’ Charlie Hoppes to make its wines, Sagemoor Riesling, the Seattle Wine Awards, and Woodward Canyon Winery’s restaurant re-opening for second season.
The Washington Vine writes about Patit Creek.
The Zinfandel Chronicles provides Washington Rosé Recommendations for Memorial Day.
Northwest Wine Anthem writes about two Friday finds with a 2011 Viognier from Martinez and Martinez Winery and a 2012 rosé from Gilbert Cellars. Reading, Writing, and Wine writes about Walla Walla Valley Syrah.
Wine Peeps writes about 2009 Washington Syrah.
Lucha Vino compares Washington Pinot Grigio v. Alto Adige.
WineEyak writes that the warm Spring keeps growers busy.
Paul Gregutt writes about àMaurice. He also gives an update on Waitsburg Cellars wines, writes about Betz Family Winery, and L’Ecole No. 41.
WineSpeak USA writes about 2011 Washington Rieslings.
From the locals...
The Seattle Times writes about the passing of Mike Dunham of Dunham Cellars.
The Spokesman-Review writes about Grande Ronde Cellars.
The Bellevue Reporter writes about Issaquah’s Twin Cedars Winery.
The Wenatchee World writes about North Central Washington wines at the Seattle Wine Awards.
The Union Bulletin writes about College Cellars at the Seattle Wine Awards. They also write about Myles Anderson of Walla Walla Vintners leaving his mark on the wine industry.
The Herald finds 10 affordable red wines for summer.
The Yakima Herald writes about Barrister Winery selected to make 2013 Legends blend.
The Tri City Herald writes that Red Mountain's future depends on state action.
The Idaho Statesman writes about Chateau Ste. Michelle Rieslings.
KNDO writes about AAA naming Walla Walla a Memorial Day destination.
The News-Tribune writes about state revenues growing from liquor privatization.
Leftovers (posts missed from previous weeks)…
WineSpeak USA writes about Southard and Rasa.
That's all folks!