A round-up of stories on Washington wine from October 15th to 21st. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the world...
CTV News (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) writes about the Columbia Crest Grand Estates Merlot 2010.
From around the country...
The Tampa Bay Times names the Badger Mountain 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon their wine of the week.
From around the blogosphere...
Jameson Fink writes about a Col Solare veritical, raw elk, and grappa.
Great Northwest Wine writes that SeVein takes Walla Walla Valley to new heights. They also write that Washington wine’s big two are excited about harvest’s final weeks, and Cold Creek Vineyard celebrating its 40th birthday.
Paul Gregutt writes about drinking disasters, and the holidays they inspire.
Wild For Washington Wine reviews the Gård Vintners 2011 Don Isidro Red Wine.
The Zinfandel Chronicles writes about the Woodward Canyon 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about a Taste of Tulalip Collaboration with Betz Family Winery.
From the locals...
The Coeur d' Alene Press talks with Gordy Venerri of Walla Walla Vintners.
The Oregonian writes that Walla Walla emerges as wine-tasting haven in scenic southeast Washington. They also write that Milton-Freewater frogs may lose starring role to new wine AVA and write about the proposed AVA here.
The North Kitsap Herald writes that thirty years later, L’Ecole winery still delivers.
The Walla Walla Union-Bulletin writes that clear autumn skies herald the end of 2013 wine vintage.
Wenatchee World writes that North Central Washington’s wine grape harvest is in overdrive about now.
The Tri-City Herald writes that the City of Kennewick is set to review a wine village plan.
The Yakima Herald asks what's next for the former home of Naches Heights Vineyard?
The Bellingham Herald writes that Alexandria Nicole Cellars is worth a stop and a sip.
That's all folks!