Washington Wine Round-up: August 8th to 21st

A summary of articles from August 8th to 21st on Washington wine.

For your reading pleasure, the August/September edition of WINO magazine is out.

From around the country…

Wine Library TV
does a blind tasting of Merlot, including offerings from Woodward Canyon, Robert Karl, and Flying Fish.

Pittsburgh’s TribLIVE
writes about red wine and summer food with a call-out to Columbia Crest’s 2005 Reserve Syrah.

New York’s Faster Times writes about the importance of irrigation and in doing so calls wines from Walla Walla (wait for it) “suspect.”

The Sarasota Herald Tribune writes about Riesling with a (very) brief mention of Washington.

Providence Rhode Island’s Edge writes about Milbrandt Vineyards.

From the blogosphere…

RJ’s Wine Blog
takes a look at Owen Roe. Also see parts 2 and 3.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine
writes about TL Cellars Cabernet. They also write about Zinfandel.

writes about Alexandria Nicole. He also writes about a vertical tasting of Eroica, Cote Bonneville’s 2006 Cabernet, Washington Sangiovese, and Corliss Estates.

Bricks of Wine
writes about Smasne/Gard Cellars release party. They also write about the Auction of Washington Wines, and a trip to JM Cellars.

Wine Peeps
gives a book review of The Wine Project. They also take a look at a couple Zins as part of Wine Blogging Wednesday.

writes about the return of Senoj. They also write about Col Solare.

Wine and Beer of Washington State
writes about Alexandria Nicole’s wine club. They also write about Davenport Cellars, and the Auction of Washington Wines Picnic.

Washington Wine
writes about wine and the recession.

Write for Wine
writes about the Auction of Washington Wines. They also write about Smasne and William Church Cellars.

Cream Colored Ponies and Crisp Rhubarb Strudel…
writes about favorite Washington wineries with callouts to Flying Trout, Lowden, and Mannina.

The Examiner writes about traveling in Eastern Washington. They also write about Lone Canary Winery and where to find free wine tastings in Seattle.

Washington Wine Guy
checks out Cayuse’s 2006 En Chamberlain.

Demo Dirt
writes about wine and the economy with quotes from several Washington wineries.

writes about Quilceda Creek’s 2000 and 2001 Cabernet.

Shona at WineChatr writes about the new Washington Tasting Room magazine. She also writes about the Auction of Washington Wines, Woodinville wineries who tweet, and Elsom Cellars.

writes about rating wine with a callout to Nicholas Cole’s GraEagle 2006.

writes about where to dine and drink in the Bellingham and Mt. Baker areas with a callout to Samson Estates Winery.

State of Gracie
writes about a Walla Walla weekend.

The Blog Wine Cellar writes about DiStefano’s 2004 Sogno.

writes about Randall Harris Merlot.

Walla Walla Village Winery
writes about Walla Walla heritage.

writes about Long Shadows 2006 Feather.

From the locals…

at the Tri-City Herald writes about standouts from the Auction of Washington Wines.

The News Tribune writes about the arrival of veraison. They also write about the expected record crop.

writes about competition among Washington wineries. They also write about new construction in Kennewick.

In the Seattle Times, Gregutt writes about Pacific Rim and Corvidae.

writes about the need to appeal to Millenials.

That’s all folks!

Sean P. Sullivan

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