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

pexels-photo-206782Celia Bryan-Brown asks:”Is sobriety a feminist issue?”

wineOrl takes a deep dive into the Mt. Etna viticultural environment.

Miquel Hudin is skeptical of Winebuyers.com a wine e-commerce platform.

Natalie Sellers brings us Wine Searcher’s list of the most sought after Bordeaux wines.

Winery Visits and Travel Posts:

The Grape Geeks visit Domaine Carneros for some early summer sparkling wine.

Selected Reviews:

Tom Lemke profiles the Alsatian producer Rolly Gassman

Ken’s Wine Guide reviews several rosé wines to enjoy this summer.

JVB Uncorked reviews a lineup from Tuscan producer Fattoria Betti with food pairings.