A daily sample of thoughtful writing and discussion from (mostly) independent wine blogs:

The Wine Cellar Insider has a nice backgrounder on the recent sale of the Napa cult wine Colgin to the luxury goods conglomerate LVMH.

Grape Collective interviews Franck Duboeuf, the person most responsible for the Beaujolais Nouveau marketing phenomenon.

Mike Veseth, The Wine Economist, discusses four takeaways from the recent Global Wine Tourism conference in Mendoza.

If you’re looking for hot wine deals on Cyber Monday, the Wine Daily has you covered with a list of discounting retailers.

Tom Wark at Fermentation has some choice words for the Napa Valley Oak Woodlands Initiative that will be on the 2018 ballot, comparing it to Trump’s tax policies.

Blake Gray at Palate Press has some advice on getting your family to make better wine on Thanksgiving.