Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Washington Wine Round-up October 22nd to 31st 2013

A round-up of stories on Washington wine from October 22nd to 31st. Read previous round-ups here.

From around the country...

HawaiiNewsNow.com writes about a global wine shortage.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal names The Velvet Devil Merlot its wine of the week.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution writes about a weekend in Walla Walla.

Tampa Bay Time writes about the 2011 Badger Mountain Cabernet.


From around the blogosphere...

Paul Gregutt writes about the Wine Enthusiast 2013 Top 100 Cellar Selections. He also writes about the great divide among the great wineries.

Great Northwest Wine writes about Washington wine’s ‘Recommendeuer’ brings humor with edge. They also write that 2013 will be a record harvest for Washington wine.

WildForWashingtonWine.com writes Columbia Crest Grand Estates 2012 Unoaked Chardonnay. William also writes about the Skylight Cellars Big Red HineyGård Vintners 2011 RieslingKiona 2010 LembergerCôtes de Ciel 2012 Ciel du Cheval Viognier, and Lauren Ashton Cellars 2011 Cuvée Méline.

Zinfandel Chronicles writes about the Force Majeure Fall 2013 Release Party. Tom also opens a bottle of 2000 Leonetti Cabernet Sauvignon.

Write for Wine writes about the Quilceda Creek 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon.

Wine Peeps writes about Avennia Winery.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about upcoming events.

Winophilia (Steve Tanzer) writes about DeLille Cellars.

Talking New Media writes about the Washington Wine Commission’s new The Recommendeur campaign and at media influencers.


From the locals...

The Puget Sound Business Journal writes about a new promotional campaign from the Washington Wine Commission – The Recommendeur.

The News Tribune writes about William Church Winery. They also write that a longtime Yakima Valley winemaker is set to retire and that Washington Wine Country announces a partnership with Hertz.

Fox 13 (Seattle) writes that Washington State wine uses humor in new national campaign.

The Bellingham Herald writes about Zinfandel and Primitivo. They also write about Sagrantino and Petit Verdot.

The Wenatchee World writes that wine crush wrapping up. They also write about the Nefarious Syrah.

The Seattle Weekly asks whether Washington is the new Rhone Valley.

The Spokesman Review says that Total Wine has plans for a store in the valley.

The Daily Astorian muses about a few Washington wines.

KWG writes that a global wine shortage may help Washington wineries.


That's all folks!

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