A daily sample of thoughtful writing and discussion from (mostly) independent wine blogs:
Vicki Denberg talks Malbec with Laura Catena, Managing Director of Argentina’s iconic Bodega Catena Zapata
Bob on Sonoma has the facts and figures on the decline in beer sales.
Lisa Johnston has an informative post on Greek wine varietals.
Miquel Hudin reviews Dr. Neel Burton’s The Concise Guide to Wine and Blind Tasting 2nd Ed.
Winery Visits and Travel Posts:
Jamie Goode finds several wines of interest at a wine bar in Hong Kong.
Pam Strayer enjoys the rustic vibe of Powicana Farms tasting room in Penngrove, Sonoma County.
A Must Read profiles Culmina Family Estate Winery in Okanagan Valley, British Columbia.
Selected Wine Reviews:
The Wine Curmudgeon’s wine of the week is a surprise: the CK Mondavi Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Aaron Nix-Gomez finds a bottle of the 1977 Keenan, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
Brianne Cohen profiles Sonoma’s Kenwood Vineyards.
Tom Lee reviews the 2008 J. Rochioli Chardonnay Sweetwater Vineyard, Russian River Valley