2013

05.21.13 Eat Something Sexy: "What s the 'perfect' food and wine pairing?", Amy Reiley

05.03.13 CBS San Francisco: "Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Award Winners 2013", Narsai David

05.02.13 Great Northwest Wine: "Oyster Wine Competition Spotlights Washington Sauvignon Blanc", Eric Degerman

05.01.13 The Best of Wines: "'Erster' Tasting at the WaterGrill: Slurp, Sip, Sexitup", Bacchus

04.29.13 Seattle Weekly: "Two Washington Wines Among Pacific Coast "Oyster Award" Winners", Hanna Rasking

04.29.13 San Francisco Weekly: "Matchmaking at the 2013 Oyster Wine Competition", Anna Roth

04.29.13 Los Angeles Times: "What wine goes best with oysters?10 great choices--and one perfect bonus", Russ Parsons

04.29.13 Seattle Magazine: "Tasting Notes on the 2013 Oyster Wine Contest", Leslie Kelly

03.05.13 Los Angeles Times: "Got a wine that wants oysters? Here's the contest for you", Russ Parsons

2012

10.31.12 Minneapolis City Pages: "Oyster Wines", Tim Teichgraeber

06.20.12 Culinate: "The Bliss Factor, Wine and Oysters", Kerry Newberry

05.31.12 Kirkland Patch: "Kirkland's Cedergreen Cellars Gains Fame for Clean, Racy 'First Kiss' wines, Julie Arnan

05.21.12 Brandborg Wines

05.18.12 Northwest Wining and Dining: "Winners of 2012 Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition Announced"

05.13.12 On The Menu Radio: "2012 Oyster Wine Awards Announced"

05.12.12 Me and Mr. Pants: "Taylor Shellfish Farms"

05.09.12 Prince of Pinot: "Pinot Gris: Pinot Noir's Mutant Offspring Needs Love Too"

05.05.12 Examiner.com: "White wine winners of the 18th annual Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition", Dennis Schaefer

05.04.12 Seattle Weekly: "Top 10 Wines For Slurping With Oysters", Leslie Kelly

04.30.12 Van Duzer Vineyards: "2012 Oyster Wine Awards include Van Duzer Pinot Gris" 

04.30.12 Los Angeles Times: "The Never-Ending (let's hope) search for the perfect oyster wine", Russ Parsons

03.15.12 Food Arts: "If I Had An Oyster Bar", Jon Rowley

2011

05.16.11 Schiller-Wine: " The Best Wines for US West Coast and Other Oysters", Dr. Christian G. E. Schiller

05.10.11 CBS San Francisco: Watch + Listen: "Narsai David Wine Review: 'Oyster Award' Winners", Narsai David

05.10.11 Press Democrat: Eat This Now: "What's your favorite wine with oysters?", Michelle Anna Jordan

05.09.11 LA Weekly: Squid Ink: "Champagne and Oysters? Not in this Competition", Barbara Hansen

05.07.11 On the Menu: "2011 Oyster Wine Winners", Ann and Peter Haigh

05.07.11 The Food Life: "Food news roundup: pop-up restaurants, oyster wine, knife-making, tequila",  Angela Dice

05.06.11 Booze News: "Oysters! Wine! Bliss! Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition"

05.06.11 NorthwestWines: "What the Heck is "Oyster Wine?", Jessica Gottesman

05.05.11 Inside Scoop SF: "The oyster wine winners for 2011", Jon Bonné

05.05.11 Zester Daily: "Wines Made for Oysters", Margot Dougherty

05.03.11 Edible Seattle: "Oyster Award Winners Announced"

05.02.11 Santa Monica Seafood blog: "2011 Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition"   

05.02.11 Examiner: "2011 Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition winners announced", Dennis Schaefer

05.01.11 Van Duzer Winery News: "Van Duzer Pinot Gris named a 2011 Oyster Wine"

05.01.11 Wine and Music News: May 2011: "Briny good news: Van Duzer snags a 2011 Oyster Award"

05.01.11 ThirstQuest: Oyster Wine 2011 - And The Winners Are...", Cristie Champlin

05.01.11 Circle of Food: "The Bliss Factor 2011", Rita Connelly

05.01.11 NorthWest Stir: Beverage Business: "Oyster bliss, wine devine"

05.01.11 DC Guide, "Winners of the 2011 Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition Announced"

05.01.11  Cellarblog: "Winners of the Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition Announced", Allan Liska

04.30.11  EatSomethingSexy.com: "Oyster Wine", Amy Reiley

04.29.11  Cornichon.org: "Slurp Slidin' Away", Ronald Holden

04.29.11  Seattle Weekly: Voracious, "Channeling Hemingway In Search Of The Ultimate Oyster Wine", Leslie Kelly

04.28.11 Wine Spectator: Harvey Steiman at Large: "Oysters and wine", Harvey Steiman

04.15.11  Cellarblog: "Pacific Oyster Wine Competition", Allan Liska

04.7.11   Thirst Quest: "Oyster Wine 2011- Preliminary Judging", Cristie Champlin

03.25.11 Thirst Quest: "17th Annual Oyster Wine Competition-Final Call to Wineries!", Cristie Champlin

03.24.11 SonomaNews.com:  "Film Festival Food Trucks in Plaza and more", Kathleen Hill

03-04.11 Edible Seattle: "The Bliss Factor: On the hunt for oyster wines", Ashley Gartland

2010

07.10.10   TonynetExplorer: "2010 Oyster Wine Award Winners", Tony Chor

06.17.10   WSRadio.com"16th Annual Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition rates Wines for 'Bliss Factor'", Jon             

                 Rowley: Listen to the Podcast 

06.16.10   Tricity Herald: "Food for Thought: Wine, oysters a perfect match", Loretto J. Hulse

06.00.10   IntoWine.com: "Pinot Gris: Oregon's Second Wine", Krista WInjum

05.07.10   Santa Monica Seafood: The Seafood Blog: "Oysters and Wine; a Match made in Heaven!"

04.00.10   Topsy: "Top 10 wines for oysters revealed at the annual Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition"

04.30.10   Kansas City Wine Examiner: "Top 10 wines for oysters revealed at annual Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition", Dennis Schaefer

04.00.10   IntoWine.com: "Pinot Gris: Oregon’s Second Wine", Krista Winjum

04.29.10   WSRadio.com: "16th Annual Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition rates Wines for "Bliss Factor" - Jon Rowley

04.27.10   NBC:FEAST: "Oysters", Carole Dixon

04.27.10   LA Times: Daily Dish: "Like wine for oysters", Russ Parsons

04.27.10   LA Weekly: "The 10 Top Wines to Pair with Oysters", Barbara Hansen

04.26.10   Chicago Tribune: The Stew: "Winning wines with oysters", Bill Daley

04.26.10   King Estate: "Acrobat & Signature Pinot Gris are 2 of 10 winners at the Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition"

04.26.10   NBC:FEAST "Winners for the 2010 Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition", Carole Dixon

04.24.10   Seattlest, SeattleSeattle.com: "Oyster Wines 2010", Ronald Holden

04.17.10   On The Menu: "Oysters & Wine- 16th Annual Contest", Ann & Peter Haigh

03.10.10   Tricity Herald: "Food for Thought: Contest seeks best wines for oysters", Loretto J. Hulse

2009

08.11.09    Seattle Internet: "The World in My Oysters"

05.06.09    Heraldnet.com: "The 10 best wines to enjoy with oysters"

05.05.09    Seattle Weekly: Search and Distill: "Oyster Wine Reconsidered", Maggie Savarino

04.28.09    SeattlePI.com: Frantic Foodie: "2009 Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition", Keren Brown

04.28.09    Los Angeles Times: Daily Dish: "What wines do oysters like best?", Russ Parsons

04.28.09    LocalFoods.about.com: "Local Oysters, Local Wines", Molly Watson

04.28.09    On the Menu: "Wines for Oyster Lovers, 2009 Edition"(.pdf), Ann & Peter Haigh

04.28.09    Cornichon.org: ""Making Plans: Juding 'Oyster Wines'", Ronald Holden

04.28.09    SF WIne and Drinks Examiner: "The Great Oyster Pairing", Liza ZImmerman

04.27.09    San Francisco Chronicle: The Cellarist: "2009 oyster wines - the final results", Jon Bonné

04.27.09    Examiner.com:Seattle "Winners announced in the Pacific Oyster WIne Competition", Carole Cancler

04.27.09    DIshing with Kathy Casey: "Best Oyster Wines"

04.27.09    The Seattle Weekly: Voracious: "2009 Pacific Coast Oyster WIne Competition Winners", Maggie Savarino Dutton

04.24.09    MenuPages.com: San Francisco: "Early Oyster WIne Predictions", Adam Martin

04.24.09    San Francisco Chronicle: The Cellarist: "Oyster wines for 2009", Jon Bonné

04.23.09    CraigRecommends.net: "One Of My Favorite Things To Do", Craig Miller

04.16.09    California Ag News: "California Wines Vie for Bliss with Oysters"

04.16.09    SeafoodSource.com: "15th Annual PCOWC planned in L.A. San Francisco and Seattle", Ken Coons

04.00.09    Thelistareyouonit.com: "Lonely Oyster Seeks Loving Match" (.pdf)

2008

10.05.08     Pacific NW Magazine: "The West Coast's top 10 oyster wines lean to the crisp and clean", Braiden Rex-Johnson

05.14.08     Tacoma News Tribune: "Shuck, Slurp and See for Yourself" (scroll near end for wine pairing), Dan Voelpel

05.07.08     Sacramento Bee: Dunne on Wine: "Winners, some losers and a few surprises" , Mike Dunne

05.06.08     WineReviewOnline.com: "On Bliss", Patirck Comiskey

05.06.08     Seattle P-I: On Wine: Top wines to sip with oyster, Fichard Kinssies

05.05.08     Tonynet Explorer: "2008 Oyster Award Winners", Tony Chor

05.02.08     San Francisco Chronicle: "The King of Oyster Wines", JoJon Bonné

05.01.08     Sonoma West Times & News: Wine Words: Oysters and Hemingway, Millie Howie (pdf)

04.29.09    SeafoodSource.com: "California Wines Dominate Oyster-Wine Competition"

04.29.08     Star Bite: "California (seafood) dreamin'

04.28.08     Mon Appetit: "Oyster Wine Winners", Cynthia Nims

04.28.08     WineSpectator.com: "A Wine for an Oyster", Harvey Steiman (Subscription required)

04.28.08     Seattle Weekly: "The Only Wine Competition You Ever Need Pay Attention To". Maggie Dutton

04.28.08     Cornichon.org: "Da Best Oysters, Da Best Wines", Ronald Holden

04.26.08     Los Angeles Times: Daily DIsh: "Bevy of Bivalves", Russ Parsons

04.24.08     Sacramento Bee: Appetizers with Mike Dunne: "Beyond the Shells, Surprises"

04.23.08     Sacramento BeeAppetizers with Mike Dunne: "Aw, Shucks, It's All in a Day's Work" 

04.18.08     SeafoodSource.com: "Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition Begins Next Week" 

03.13.08     CoastWeekend.com: TIdes & Tables: There's still time this year to celebrate oysters", Lori McKean (scroll down)

01.07.08     Gun & Garden: "Wine on the Half Shell"

2007

10.22.07     The World of Fine Wine (Issue 17 2007): "The Oyster's Your World"

10.03.07     Circle of Food: "More Oyster WIne"

09.28.07     San Francisco Chronicle"The Chronicle Pairing Guide: New, old worlds your oyster when pairing wine"

06.24.07     Craig Recommends: "The Feel of an Oyster"

06.12.07     Seafood BusinessCalifornia, Oregon wines win Oyster WIne Competition

05.10.07     Tonynet Explorer"Best Oyster Wines 2007"

05.09.07     Sacramento BeeDunne on Wine: "Judges dive into contest pairing wine with oysters"

05.04.07     San Francisco Chronicle: The Sipping News: "Sip and Slurp" (scroll down)

05.03.07     LA WeeklyJonathan Gold: "Shell Game: Water Grill chefs throw pearls before wine" 

05.03.07     California Wine and Food Magazine"Annual Taylor Shellfish Competition Picks Oyster Wine Winners"

05.02.07     The Register GuardEntree Notes: "Lane wines judged top matches for oysters"

05.02.07     LA Weekly: "Shell Game"

04.26.07     Sacramento BeeAppetizers with Mike Dunne: "Jon Rowley's Dating Service"

04.27.07     Food & Beverage World: "13th 2007 Annual Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition"

04.28.07     On The Menu featuring Anne and Peter Haigh"Oyster Wines" 

04.28.07     Cornichon.com"Hot Date: How to tell Jon Rowley's dating service from Deborah Jean Palfrey's"

04.01.07     Vino View: Wine Pairings: "Wine & Oysters"

02.00.07     GlobalGourmet.com: "What to Drink with Oysters

2006

12.21.06     The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "Pairing Oysters With..."

06.15.06     Seafood Business: "California, Oregon wines win Oyster Wine Competition"

05.10.06     Sacramento BeeDunne on Wine: "The old man and the oyster" 

05.05.06     Plitt Seafood News: "Great Oyster Friendly Wines!"

05.04.06     KCBS: In the Kitchen with Narsai David: "Oyster Wine Competition"

05.03.06     California Wine and Food: "The Oyster's Iceskates" 

05.01.06     Wines Northwest: Willamette Valley WIneyards Cracks California-dominated Event

04.28.06     WineSpectator.comHarvey Steiman: "Consider the Oyster - and the Wine" (Subscription required)

04.00.06     Wick on Wine: "Fruits of Sea and Vine Make a Lovely Pair", Jeff Wickland

03.16.06     California Wine and Food: "Annual Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition Set for April"

00.00.06     Kathy Casey's Northwest Table: "Oysters" (page 60)

2005

12.00.05     Sacramento Bee: "Shuck an oyster, pour a glass of wine."

05.10.05     The Oregonian: "Winning Wine Pairings"

05.05.05     California Wine and Food: "Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition Names Ten Best"

05.04.05     KUOW - 94.9FM: Weekday with Steve Scher: "The Foods of Spring"

05.04.05     Seattle P-I: On Wine: "Winning wines to wed with Kumamoto oysters"

04.27.05     California Wine and Food: "Breaking Rocks on the Oyster Chain Gang"

03.05.05     azcentral.com:  "Classic white pairings best match oyster's briny nature"

03.01.05     California Wine and Food: "Annual Dating Service for Wine and Oysters Underway"

02.00.05     Seattle Magazine: "Perfect Pairing: Is there anything better than brisk white wine with oysters?"

2004

10.06.04     Chicago Tribune: "Oysters" (scroll down to Wine suggestions)

2003

06.03.03     Seattle Times: "Searching France for oyster wines"

06.00.03     WineSquire.com: "Ultimate Oyster Wine Version 2003"

05.01.03:    Apalachicola Times: "Judges in New York, San Francisco and Seattle pick best wines for oysters"

04.23.03     Seattle P-I: "Belly up to the oyster bar with these matching wines"

04.23.03     Seattle Times: "Competition aims to find the ultimate oyster wine"

04.23.03     The Sun News: "Oysters and Wine: Finding the Right Combo"

04.22.03     The Oregonian: "Wine and food for thought"

04.17.03     Charlotte Observer: "Oyster wines"

04.15.03     WineSpectator.com: "For the love of oysters; matching bivalves and wine" (Subscription required)

05.14.03     Wine Press Northwest: " 'Bliss Factor' achieved at wine, oyster competition"

04.17.03     San Francisco Chronicle: "Finding wines that best swim with oysters"

04.16.03     San Francisco Chronicle: "Wines for those oysters"

04.09.03     Seattle Weekly: "And the winners are..."

04.10.03     Business Examiner: "Shelton plays role in wine and oyster judging"

04.10.03    California Food and Wine: "Walruses and Carpenters in New York, San Francisco and Seattle Pick Best Wines for Oysters"

04.03.03     California Food and Wine: "Bliss in the Afternoon"

03.16.03     Seattle Times: Pacific Northwest Magazine: "Treasures of the Tide Flats" (scroll to paragraph 4)

02.26.03     Seattle Weekly: "Wines for Bivalves"    

Previous 

00.00.02     The Northwest Best Places Cookbook: "Pacific Northwest Oyster Wines" (page 75)

04.21.02     Seattle Times: Pacific Northwest Magazine: "Slurp with Sauvignons"

00.00.00     JimRink.com: "The World is Their Oyster"

11.15.93     Nation's Restaurant News: "Operators modify, move beyond winemaker dinners" (scroll down)

11.03.93     New York Times: "The WInes for Oysters"