Washington Wine Round-up: November 15th to 21st

A round-up of stories on Washington wine from November 15th to 21st.

The big news this week was Wine Spectator’s awarding the number one position in their annual Top 100 to the Columbia Crest 2005 Grand Reserve. Nine Washington wines were in the Top 100. See a video from Spectator.

From the locals: The Tri-City Herald, KNDO, Puget Sound Business Journal, Wenatchee World, OPB News, KIRO, KOMO, and KPLU write about it.

From the blogosphere: Paul Gregutt, The Examiner, Schiller Wine, The Big Blog, Twisting Vines, and Wine and Beer of Washington State write about it.

From around the country

CBS News
writes about Pursued by Bear.

The Indiana Herald Bulletin recommends Washington Riesling for Thanksgiving as does New Jersey’s Star Ledger.

Annapolis’ The Capital recommends the Eroica Riesling for Thanksgiving.

From the blogosphere

Wine Peeps
writes about its coverage of Washington wine. They also write about Ch. Ste. Michelle’s 2008 Pinot Gris and two Washington Syrah from Kerloo Cellars and Syncline.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine
writes about Tru Cellars.

Paul Gregutt
takes a look back at Wine Trails of the Pacific Northwest.

My Ballard
writes about Domanico Cellars.

checks out Columbia Winery’s 2007 Lapis.

Wine and Beer of Washington State
gives a review of Fall Release in Walla Walla.

WINO Magazine
writes about the 20-something event in Fremont. They also write about Vin du Lac.

Washington Wine
checks out the 2007 Covey Run Dry Riesling and Ch. Ste. Michelle’s 2007 Dry Rose.

Wine Foot
writes about the NW Food and Wine Event.

Midtown Stomp
writes about Day 4 of a Washington wine trip.

Write for Wine
writes about a contest at William Church.

Wine and Food
writes about Kana’s 2004 Katie Mae.

Eric Rivera’s Cooking Blog
gives a look at Seattle’s new wine tasting bar, Sip.

checks out Alexandria Nicole’s 2007 Quarry Butte.

Wine Basket Guide.com
writes about Washington wine.

Gene Stout
writes about Geoff Tate’s new Insania white wine.

From the locals

The Tri-city Herald writes about L’Ecole’s work to go green.

reports on eastern Washington wineries making the move east.

The Fife Free Press writes about a pre-holiday wine event.

Oregon Live.com
writes about Walla Walla.

The Bellingham Herald recommends some white wines for Thanksgiving. They also write about Dakota Winery.

The Walla Walla Union Bulletin writes about the expansion of the local community college.

That’s all folks!

Sean P. Sullivan

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