A round-up of stories on Northwest wine from March 1st to 7th 2014. Read previous round-ups here.
From around the world…
Decanter writes about Cabernet Sauvignon becoming Washington’s top grape.
The Prince George Citizen (British Columbia) writes about great wines from the Columbia Valley.
From around the country…
USA Today writes about the 10 best wine destinations with a shout out to Walla Walla.
Wines & Vines writes about Washington’s record harvest.
From the blogosphere…
WineEYak writes about the cataclysmic events that formed Yakima Valley’s soils.
Winophilia (Stephen Tanzer) writes about New Age Rieslings from Washington.
Great Northwest Wine writes that the Horse Heaven Hills is the driving force behind Washington’s growth. They also write about Allen Shoup being inducted into the Washington Wine Hall of Fame, 2013’s record Cabernet production, red blends, Oregon planning for another warm vintage, and the Oregon winery restriction sparking comments on The Rocks AVA petition (great read).
Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about Maryhill. William also writes about the Waterbrook 2011 Malbec.
Northwest Wine Anthem writes about Maryhill. They also write about Sarah Powell.
Zinfandel Chronicles writes about the Force Majeure release party. Tom also writes about the 1999 Woodward Canyon Cabernet.
Grape Collective writes about Hedges Family Estate and Wine Spectator. They also write about the Kiona Lemberger.
Table Talk Northwest writes about Washington wine month. Jamie also writes about what makes Red mountain such a special place.
Woodinville Wine Update writes about spring events.
Wine & Dine Walla Walla writes about a new generation at Woodward Canyon.
Snooth asks which wine in Walla Walla? They also write about what’s hot in Washington and the state of Washington in 2014.
Wine Peeps writes about Walla Walla visiting Seattle.
Sips & The City writes about Taste Washington.
Capital Press writes that February was wet in Oregon but not wet enough.
From the locals…
KOMO News talks Washington wine month with Paul Zitarelli of Full Pull Wines.
The Statesman-Journal writes about Sokol Blosser Winery.
The Walla Walla Union Bulletin writes about Tertulia Cellars. They also write about Allen Shoup of Long Shadows being named to the Washington Wine Hall of Fame.
The Yakima Herald writes about the tasting room opening for 14 Hands. They also write about Drew Bledsoe of Doubleback talking with the Yakima Rotary.
The Bellingham Herald writes about a new wine grape record.
The Yakima Herald writes about Washington’s record year.
Ashland Daily Tidings writes about Southern Oregon wines.
Wenatchee World writes about Palencia Wines.
The Oregonian gives a Wednesday wine roundup.
Writing for the Spokesman-Review, Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue write that Cabernet is king in Washington.
The Mail Tribune writes about Troon winemakers starting a custom venture.
WSU News writes about combating the stink bug invasion.
That's all folks!