A daily sample of thoughtful writing and discussion from (mostly) independent wine blogs:
Alfonso Cevola, On the Wine Trail in Italy, profiles Valdobbiadene: The Spiritual Center of Italy’s Wine World.
Dr. Vino looks at Sotheby’s wine auction market.
The Wine Economist discusses the market potential of Languedoc, Roussillan, and the Loire Valley
Allison Levine profiles several women winemakers participating in a panel discussion “The Future is Female: The Next Generation of American Wine.”
Julien Miquel lists the top 200 famous wine names in Napa.
Jamie Goode has photos and a video of Pinhão station and its famous tiles in Pinhão Portugal.
The Wine Curmudgeon covers Ice tea wine, wine delivery apps, and a screwcap made of cork.
The Wine Doctor posts Part 2 of his survey of Bordeaux 2017.
The Wine Daily profiles McGuigan Wines The Plan, a bestselling Aussie wine about to enter the U.S. market.
Reverse Wine Snob reviews Locations E, the Spanish sourced blend from Dave Phinney.
Talk a Vino covers the Southwest of France an ancient wine region and the place from which the French Paradox was launched.
JVB Uncorked reviews the Lucas & Lewellen 2017 Rosé of Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County, CA
Tom Lee reviews the 2009 Carlisle Zinfandel Martinelli Road Vineyard
Vino Sphere reviews Bookcliff Vineyards 2015 Malbec, Grand Valley, Colorado, one of Colorado’s top wineries.
My Wine Tribe profiles Stags’ Leap’s winemaker Christophe Paubert.
Aaron Nix-Gomez reviews the 2015 Domaine Paul Jaboulet Aine, Domaine de Thalabert, Crozes-Hermitage
L.M. Archer reviews a Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Brut Nature Rosé from Beauregard Vineyards from Central Coast’s Ben Lomond Mountain AVA