Wine Blog Daily Thursday 8/9/18

photo-1464638681273-0962e9b53566A daily sample of thoughtful writing and discussion from (mostly) independent wine blogs:

So far, the Northern California fires have stayed away from wine country. Fingers crossed.

Tom Wark addresses the issue of sexism in the wine industry.

1 Wine Dude assesses the 2018 list of the 100 most influential people in wine.

Selected Wine Reviews:

Jamie Goode reviews the Les Tourelles de Longueville 2013 Pauillac, the second wine of Pichon Baron and addresses some issues regarding wine scores.

The Wine Curmudgeon’s wine of the week is the Ryder Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2017 from California.

Reverse Wine Snob reviews the 2015 Penfolds Max’s Shiraz-Cabernet Sauvignon

Tom Lee reviews the 2014 Sandlands Trousseau, the project of Tegan Passalacqua, Turley’s winemaker.

Ken’s Wine Guide has several value wine recommendations.

Vino Sphere reviews a vertical of Parducci True Grit Petite Sirah from Mendocino

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