More Washington state wine musings

As a follow-up to my previous post about how everyone is writing about Washington wines these days, I found these two recent articles interesting — one was in the San Jose Mercury News and the other in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Both pretty much said, ”Look out California, Washington state is making some fabulous wine!” 

Walla Walla wineries producing top-notch cabernet, merlot
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
One of the Walla Walla wineries pouring Columbia Valley appellation wines was Long Shadows Vintners, a project started by Washington wine pioneer Allen Shoup.

WINE OF THE WEEK: Washington wine savvy choice for those who love
Las Vegas Review – Journal – Las Vegas,NV,USA
Serious wines are being produced in Washington state these days, challenging the position of California as a leader in the domestic wine market.

Cheers!

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About Margot

Margot has been writing about wine since 1997 at KOIN-TV in Portland, Oregon; ten years later, she created this blog. Write for Wine focuses on the fine wines of Washington state, with occasional posts about other northwest wine regions (Oregon and B.C.), California, ANZ and Bordeaux. A former national journalist in Canada, Margot has been a Washington wine enthusiast since moving to Seattle in 1999. Her motto: “It’s wine o’clock somewhere.”