Washington Wine Round-up December 22nd to 30th 2013

A round-up of stories on Washington wine from December 22nd  to 31st 2013. Read previous round-ups here.

From around the country…

The Napa Valley Register writes about Duckhorn acquiring 20 acres of vineyards on Red Mountain.

Shanken Daily News reports that Charles Smith Wines has named David Lawrence as Chief Financial Officer.

The Washington Post writes about what to expect for wine in 2014.

From the blogosphere…

Winophilia (Stephen Tanzer) writes about seriously good Syrahs from Washington.

Great Northwest Wine writes about Gallo’s new strategy for Columbia. They also write about the Auction of Washington Wines hiring a new leader and Washington Merlot.

The Blue Collar Wine Guy names his Winery of the Year.

Write for Wine gives its top five wines of 2013. Margot also writes about special wines for New Year’s Eve.

Zinfandel Chronicles writes about the 2005 Cayuse Vineyards En Chamberlain Syrah. Tom also writes about the 1999 Leonetti Cabernet Sauvignon.

Lucha Vino gives a cross-state Cabernet clash.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about upcoming events. Shona also writes about wine and food pairing at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology.

From the locals…

The Tri-City Herald says that the growler law is a barrier for wineries and other businesses.

The Bellingham Herald says that the 2013 harvest promises a future crop of full-bodied reds.

Wenatchee World writes about sparkling wines.

The Tri-City Herald writes about the 2014 Grape Grower’s Conference.

The Yakima Herald writes that Lemberger slips into oblivion. They also write about Port-style wine.

The News Tribune writes about Columbia Winery’s new strategy.

 That’s all folks!

Sean P. Sullivan

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