Washington Wine Round-up - September 15th to 28th

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A round-up of stories on Washington wine from September 15th to 28th.


From around the world:


Britain’s Telegraph writes about the Washington wine industry.


From around the country:


The AP writes a story about Washington’s “grape dating services” - hooking up vintners and grape growers on-line.

Michigan’s Lansing State Journal writes about the rise of Washington Riesling with callouts to Columbia, Flying Fish, Silver Lake, and Milbrandt.


From the blogosphere:


Beyond the Bottle tries the Trust Cellars Riesling and the Reininger 2002 Syrah.

Wine Peeps does a spotlight of Fielding Hills and reports on a Washington Red wine tasting dinner.

Wine Press NW talks with Rob Griffin of Barnard Griffin on the start of this year’s harvest.

Riding Shotgun on the Hell Express writes about a Zanzibar barrel tasting party.


From the locals:


The Tri-City Herald writes about recent progress on the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center.

The Eastside Business Journal writes about Mercer Island’s Cellar 46° .

The Seattle PI writes about attempts to get funding for roads on Red Mountain.

KEPRTV writes about cork production coming to Kennewick.

The News Tribune does a feature on Otis Kenyon.

Gregutt writes about the Rattlesnake Hills AVA.

Oregon’s Statesman Journal, clearly on the same tasting panel as the Lansing State Journal above, writes about Riesling with callouts to the same wineries plus Hogue.

KNDO writes about the fall harvest.

The Idaho Statesman writes about touring Walla Walla with callouts to Northstar, Basel, Va Piano, Beresan, Saviah, Three Rivers, and Cougar Crest.

Sean P. Sullivan

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