Washington Wine Round-up November 1st to 7th

Reminder: November's Virtual Tasting is the 2009 Owen Roe Abbot's Table Red Wine. The tasting takes place on Wednesday the 17th. Read more about it here.

A round-up of stories on Washington wine from November 1st to 7th.

From around the world…

Hong Kong Trader
writes about Washington wine in China.

From around the country…

The Orange County Register writes that more Starbucks plan to sell beer and wine.

Wines & Vines
writes about the recent initiative battle.

Wine Spectator
writes that wholesalers are ready for a fight.

The Wall Street Journal gives early returns on the initiatives.

Business Week
writes about voters deciding on liquor privatization (prior to election day).

ShipCompliant Blog
writes about the election (prior to).

Palm Beach Post
writes about fall wines with a shout out to Gramercy Cellars.

From the blogosphere…

Paul Gregutt
writes about Barnard Griffin. He also writes about Wine Enthusiasts Top 100 Cellar Selections.

Woodinville Wine Update
writes about rumors of a new Sparkman Cellars tasting room. Shona also writes about Wine World, wine storage tips, and Woodinville wine events through November 11th.

Sip of Spokane
writes about pizza and wine.

Nectar Tasting Room and Wine Blog
writes about construction delays. Josh also gives out some monthly honors from October.

moves into Movember. Ben also gives the good, the bad, and the ugly, and recent changes with friends in the wine industry.

Wine Peeps
writes about finding the right place to buy your wine. They also write about Washington Grenache, new releases from Fielding Hills, and Mourvedre.

Wine & Beer of Washington State
writes about Seattle’s Wine World.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine
writes about Fall Release weekend. Catie also writes about Seven Hills Winery.

WINO Magazine
writes about fall colors and leaf roll virus.

The Oregon Wine Blog
writes about Maryhill Winery. They also write about a blind Pinot Noir tasting and the Columbia Gorge.

Nates Thoughts from the Vineyard
writes about a quest to taste wines at every Walla Walla winery.

One Rich Wine Guy
writes about November wine events.

writes about a Seattle-area company making wine bottles from recycled glass.

Relatively Cheap Wine
writes about Flying Trout.

writes about it’s 2005 Sangiovese.

Family Wineries of Washington State
asks what’s next after Initiative 1100’s failure.

Beer Blotter
asks what’s next after the failure of Initiative 1100.

writes about where the battle for free trade stands after the election.

Woodward Canyon
writes about the 2010 harvest.

writes about harvest wrapping up.

Wine Foot
writes about Columbia Crest being presented with the No. 1 wine award by Wine Spectator.

Flying Trout Wines
writes about the 2010 vintage.

Wine Bloggers Conference
writes about highlights from the 2010 conference.

RV Life
writes about Washington wineries.

From the locals…

Walla Walla Union Bulletin
writes about Fall Release.

Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes that Chardonnay is coming on strong.

The Kitsap Sun writes about Bainbridge Island.

Wenatchee World
writes about Milbrandt.

The Seattle Times writes about weird winter events in wine country.

The Tri-City Herald writes about Ste. Michelle CEO Ted Baseler talking about wine tourism.

Mercer Island Reporter
writes about a new wine store coming to Mercer Island.

The News Tribune writes about harvest winding down. They also write about the Columbia Gorge.

The Daily Evergreen
writes about WSU alum wines.

That's all folks!

Sean P. Sullivan

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