agriculture-3058068_960_720A daily sample of thoughtful writing and discussion from (mostly) independent wine blogs:

Amanda Barnes profiles Austrian wines and the challenges they face because of their small vineyard plots.

Cellar Tours finds good value in Bordeaux’s often overlooked white wines.

L.M. Archer in binNotes takes up the issue of diversity with several interviews of people of color in the wine industry.

Meg Houston Maker renames Maker’s Table Terroir Review with an expanded mission to include foods that express a sense of place.

Robin Black at Wine-Stained Lens writes about the fast disappearing old vines of Lodi.

Rob McMillan at SVB on Wine points to a disturbing drop in third quarter wine sales last year.

James Lawrence discusses the pro and cons of Burgundy’s new appellation Bourgogne Côte d’Or.

Bob On Sonoma lists his favorite Sonoma wineries.

Jamie Goode visits Domaine Faiveley one of the larger houses in Burgundy.

Advertisements