Northwest Wine Round-up March 22nd to 31st 2015

Playing catchup, a round-up of stories on Northwest wine from March 22nd to 31st. Read previous round-ups here.

From around the world…

The Drinks Business writes about Oregon rose in a can.

From around the country…

Wine Enthusiast writes about eight excellent Oregon varieties that aren’t Pinot Noir.

The Boston Globe writes about Washington state wine.

Nashville Scene writes about Charles Smith.

Youngstown Vindicator writes about Oregon wine.

D Magazine writes about wine from women, with a callout to Eugenia Keegan of Gran Moraine.

The Port Huron Times Herald recommends Waterbrook Chardonnay.

The Daily Beast writes about Washington wine country’s nuclear threat.

From the blogosphere…

Palate Press writes about Oregon’s Chardonnay clone wars.

Wine writes about Red Mountain.

Snooth writes about Marie-Eve Gilla of Forgeron Cellars.

Great Northwest Wine writes about Walla Walla’s remarkable reds. They also write about Taste Washington, a rosé topping the Great Northwest Wine Competition, a new tasting experience at Argyle WineryCabernet Sauvignon is home in Washington, and Chris Peterson’s journey from DeLille to Avennia.

The Examiner.come writes about the Columbia Crest 2012 Grand Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. They also give highlights from Taste Washington.

Community Digital News writes about Le Cadeau.

Seattle Refined writes about Taste Washington. Read their synopsis of the event here.

Go Local PDX writes about Oregon’s urban winemaking industry.

The Wild Walla Walla Wine Woman writes about the Stoller Family Estate Pinot Noir. Catie also writes about thoughts from a former tasting room staff.

Write for Wine writes about Woodhouse Wine Estates.

Zinfandel Chronicles writes about the Quilceda Creek release party.

Uncorked Ventures writes about McCrea Cellars.

Woodinville Wine Update writes about Savor at Sunset Wine Walks. Shona also writes about weddings at Willows Lodge.

Wild 4 Washington Wine writes about the 2013 Barnard Griffin Chardonnay.

From the locals…

Seattle Magazine writes about the best new Washington wines.

The North Kitsap Herald writes about Tempranillo.

The Seattle Times writes about Brian Carter.

Oregon Wine Press writes about Pinot Gris. They also write that Oregon wine must never forget its humble beginnings, and unusual varieties.

Corvalis Gazette Times writes that winemakers are wary after warm winter weather.

Seattle Weekly writes about Taste Washington.

Eugene Daily News writes about the Oregon Chardonnay Symposium.

The Dalles Chronicle writes about Maryhill.

Good Fruit Grower writes that there are few bees in the vineyard.

Wine Press Northwest writes that mid-Columbia vineyards get a head start on the growing season.

Oregon Live writes that drought and warm weather forces Oregon agriculture to prepare for a tough year.

The Bellingham Herald recommends wines for pairing with salmon.

The Statesman Journal writes about what wines to serve with ham.

Willamette Week writes about the keeper of the old vines.

SC Times writes about the Barnard Griffin rosé.

The Mail Tribune writes about the meaning of scores and medals.

That's all folks!

Sean P. Sullivan

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