Washington Wine Round-up December 1st to 7th

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A round-up of stories on Washington wine from December 1st to 7th. See previous round-ups here.

From around the country…

Late to the party but welcome just the same, MSNBC asks whether Walla Walla is America’s new wine capital.

The Wall Street Journal writes about Long Shadows.

writes about alternatives to Champagne with a callout to Domaine Ste. Michelle.

Wines & Vines
writes about Washington wine rules in limbo.

From the blogosphere…

Paul Gregutt
writes about his top 100 wines for 2010. He also writes about wine country travel.

writes about Rotie Cellars. Ben also writes about jumping into the business world, and Knight Hill.

Nectar Tasting Room & Wine Blog
gives part 4 of From Grape to Glass. Josh also gives a tasting room update, writes about Columbia Gorge wineries, and gives monthly honors.

Woodinville Wine Update
writes about a Gorman Winery wine tasting this weekend. Shona also writes about where to eat St. Nick’s Weekend (gone but the food remains!), and Sparkman Cellars opening a tasting room in the schoolhouse area.

Sips & The City
writes about the Seattle Magazine party.

writes about Wallingford’s City Cellars.

Yak Yak Wine
writes about top wines from 2010.

Northwest Cork and Fork
writes about new releases from Dusted Valley.

Dirt Candy
writes about Buty Winery.

Through the Walla Walla Grapevine
writes about Holiday Barrel Tasting.

writes about Urban Enoteca.

Write for Wine
writes about Urban Enoteca.

The Wine Hub
writes about Urban Enoteca.

WINO Magazine
writes about Wine World Warehouse.

Wine Peeps
writes about Urban Enoteca. They also write about Wine World Warehouse.

Wine & Dine Walla Walla
writes about the new Walla Walla wine map.

Under the Grape Tree
writes about greatest hits and misses from the year with a callout to Airfield Estates.

365 Things to Do in Walla Walla Washington
writes about Grantwood Winery. They also write about Holiday Barrel Tasting.

Wine Women
writes about the Wine Spectator article on Washington.

Ambassador of Wine
writes about Five Star Cellars.

Sip of Spokane
writes about Spokane’s Rocket Market. They also write about Whitestone Winery.

What’s New in Wine
says Washington is America’s answer to Bordeaux.

Washington Wine Diva
interviews Margot of Write for Wine.

From the locals…

Writing for the Seattle Times, Paul Gregutt writes about his top 100 wines of 2010.

The Seattle Times writes about Washington lawmakers discussing liquor sales.

The Tri-City Herald writes about the recent early freeze.

Wenatchee World On-line
writes about Fielding Hills.

The Bellingham Herald writes about the Horse Heaven Hills. They also write about Mount Baker Vineyards.

writes about an automated wine dispenser.

The Enumclaw Courier-Herald local wineries.

The Kitsap Sun writes about a new Belfair winery.

That's all folks!

Sean P. Sullivan

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