Wine Blog Daily Monday 1/29/18

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

 

aged wineKaren McNeil explains the beauty of aged wines at Winespeed.

foxress at  From Vinho Verde to Barolo with Love has an insightful post on wine texture and movement.

Alfonso Cevola On the Wine Trail in Italy is inspired by Giuliano Noé the father of modern Barbera.

Rob McMillan at SVB on Wine reports that weed is having an impact on wine sales.

Oliver Styles wonders why we don’t appreciate the diversity of wine.

Cindy Rynning at Grape Experiences gets some expert advice on how to score at a wine auction.

foxress at  From Vinho Verde to Barolo with Love has an insightful post on wine texture and movement.

Chris Kissack, the Wine Doctor, posts photos of the 2017 harvest in Bourgueil, Loire Valley.

 

Selected Wine Reviews

Simon Woolf while in Amsterdam discovers the 2015 Ruth Lewandowski Chilion, an orange wine made in, of all places, Salt Lake City.

Steve Heimoff tastes through several wines from Pauillac vintage 2015.

Mathew Gaughan reviews the Garage Wine Company’s Vigno 2014, a Carignan/ Mataro blend from Chile’s Valle del Maule.

Miquel Hudin reviews two Pinot Noir and a Saperavi from Kazakhstan.

Martin Redmond has a run down of a few top Petit Sirah from Lodi.

Dave Nershi explores wines aged in Bourbon barrels.

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