A daily sample of thoughtful writing and discussion from (mostly) independent wine blogs:
The recent cancellation of a flawed study of alcohol and health leaves a research void argues Liza Zimmerman.
Jamie Goode takes a vine pruning class and gets it on video.
Alder Yarrow promotes the annual Napa Wine Library tasting on August 26.
Pam Strayer lists the top 10 organic wine vineyards by size in Sonoma.
Pull That Cork reviews the NewAir AWR-290DB Bottle Compressor Wine Cooler
Winery Visits and Travel Posts:
Tim Atkin keeps us up to date on several English wineries.
The Drunken Cyclist endures day 5 of the worst 10 days of his life at the Hospices de Beaune.
Wine Travel Eats visits Stony Hill Vineyards on Napa’s Spring Mountain.
Selected Wine Reviews:
Fredric Koeppel reviews the line up from Onward Wines of Mendocino.
The Wine Curmudgeon’s wine of the week is Chateau Goudichaud Blanc 2016, an affordable white blend from Bordeaux.
Amber Lebeau reviews the 2007 Efeste Final-Final red blend from Columbia Valley.
Reverse Wine Snob reviews Bonny Doon’s Le Bulle-Moose line up of canned wines.
Becky Sue Epstein reviews the 2004 Selvapiana Fornace Toscana IGT