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Playing catch up, a round-up of stories on Northwest wines from November 8th to 21st.  Read previous round-ups here.

From around the country…

At Wine Spectator, Jim Laube writes about Oregon’s 2012 vintage. The magazine also gives a 2014 harvest report.

Wine Enthusiast writes about Oregon’s Salud! Pinot Noir auction (article by yours truly).

Forbes writes about America’s grower sparkling wines.

The New York Times writes about wines for Thanksgiving.

St Louis Today writes about Pinot Noir for Thanksgiving.

The New York Jewish Week gives a sideways view of American Pinot Noir.

Sioux Falls Argus Leader writes about Gorman Winery.

The San Jose Mercury News writes about Rhone wines for Thanksgiving.

The Arizona Star gives Thanksgiving recommendations.

D Magazine writes about Pinot Noir.

From the blogosphere…

The Wild Walla Walla Wine  Woman writes about her newly released book: Wines of the Walla Walla Valley: A deep rooted history. Catie also writes about Thanksgiving wines.

Great Northwest Wine talks with Daryl Allwine of Col Solare. They also write that few Northwest wines make the Wine Spectator Top 100, write about Tempranillo risingCote Bonneville opening a tasting roomOregon Pinot Noir for the holidays, and the first harvest at Erath’s Willakia Vineyard.

With Without Worry writes about Salud!

NJ.com recommends wines for Thanksgiving.

Write for Wine writes about the Taste of Tulalip. Margot also writes about good value reds for the holidays.

Lucha Vino writes about Washington Merlot maniacs.

Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about the Syncline Gruner Veltliner. William also writes about the Barnard Griffin Syrah Port.

My New Orleans.com writes about Washington wine.

Zinfandel Chronicles writes about the Rasa Vineyards Dream Deferred Chardonnay. Tom also writes about the Force Majeure release party.

Wine Searcher.com writes about Ponzi Vineyards.

Wagon Wine writes about Barbera.

From the locals…

The Seattle Times gives its top wines for 2014. They also write about keg wine.

The Walla Walla Union Bulletin writes about a new book on the Walla Walla Valley. They also write that the frigid plunge is unlikely to affect vineyardsJ&J Vintners, and survey 2014’s exceptional vintage.

The Tri-City Herald writes about Washington’s record harvest.

The Bellingham Herald writes about McKinley Springs. They also write about Bertelsen Winery.

Capital Press writes that the Oregon wine industry had a fantastic year.

The Tri-City Herald writes about Harrison Hill Vineyard.

The Herald writes about the Columbia Gorge.

WSU News writes that a donation from Washington wine’s past will fund the future. They also write about the 12th Blend.

Oregon Live writes about sommelier’s double life as winemakers. They also write that three Oregon wines make Wine Spectator’s Top 100.

Good Fruit Grower writes that Washington wine tonnage soars.

The Register Guard writes about pairing crab with Oregon Riesling.

Wine Press NW writes about affordable Northwest whites for the holidays.

The Statesman Journal writes about the Salud! auction.

The Daily Astorian writes about the record wine grape crop.

KIRO TV writes that the Liquor Control Board investigates Seahawks fan’s commemorative bottles.

Wine Press Northwest writes that Chateau Ste Michelle is recognized for its sustainability efforts.

That’s all folks!

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