Washington Wine Round-up August 15th to 21st

Please note, posts may be less frequent between now and Labor Day.

A round-up of stories on Washington wine from August 15th to 21st. Please add links to any I missed to the comments section.

From around the country…

Wine Spectator
writes about twelve Washington reds (may require subscription).

D Magazine
writes about Spring Valley Vineyards Nina Lee Syrah. They also write about the 2007 Leonetti Cellar Cabernet.

Wine Enthusiast
writes about Salmon Safe wines catching on in the Northwest.

From the blogosphere…

Wine and Beer of Washington State
writes about the Picnic for the Auction of Washington Wines. They also write about Hard Row to Hoe.

Drink Nectar
writes about William Church Winery. Josh also writes about L’Ecole No. 41s Seven Hills Syrah and 2007 Gilbert Cellars Allobroges.

Family Wineries of Washington State
writes about Initiative 1100. They also give winery data from 2009.

Travel+Wine.com writes about Walla Walla.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine
does a post on Tero Estates. Catie also writes about writers and bloggers.

Paul Gregutt
writes about Washington State Pinot Noir.

Woodinville Wine Update
writes about Covey Run’s tasting room opening. Shona also writes about a taste and tweet at Bin on the Lake, Ballard’s Vintner’s Annex, and the Willows Lodge GeoHop.

Northwest Wine
writes about Upland Estates. Andy also writes about summer wines.

Yak Yak Wine
writes about a trip to Seattle.

Wine Peeps
writes about the 2007 Boomtown Cabernet. They also write about Red Willow Vineyard.

Write for Wine
writes about Blend.

Wine Foot
writes about the Auction of Washington Wines.

writes about Olsen Estates 2007 Syrah. He also writes about OS Winery’s 2006 Syrah, and Rasa Vineyards 2007 Principia.

A poster on WestCoastWine.net writes about a trip to Walla Walla.

gives a mid-vintage growing report on Washington.

The Wine Cask Blog
writes about Maryhill’s 2008 Viognier.

writes about Challenger Ridge.

Bellingham Sandwich
writes about Washington wine month.

Reading the Washington Landscape
writes about GLM.

From the blogosphere (WBC10)…

The Vino File gives some impressions of Washington Syrah.

Write for Wine
writes about the trip to Walla Walla.

Palate Press
writes about the evolution of wine public relations and social media.

From the locals…

Writing to the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about drinking aged wine.

KEPRTV writes about the grape harvest running late.

writes about winemaker Josh McDaniels.

The Tri-City Herald writes about a WSU wine science center. They also write about the Rattlesnake Hills wine group hiring a new marketing director and Corvus moving to the Walla Walla incubator region.

writes about Northwest wineries looking to trade with Hong Kong.

The News Tribune writes about Rob Griffin and Wade Wolfe being honored at the Auction of Washington Wines.

The Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business writes about the Legends of Washington Wine.

Leftovers (stories missed from previous weeks)…

writes about the third part in a series about wine blends.

That’s all folks!

Sean P. Sullivan

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