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

mickey mouseLisa Zimmerman reports that Disneyland is about to begin selling wine.

Tom Wark describes a connection between wine and the #MeToo movement.

The Wine Economist reviews Elizabeth Gabay’s Rosé: Understanding the pink wine revolution and Rebecca Gibb’s The Wines of New Zealand Wine.

The Wine Cumudgeon’s weekly news report covers Drink Local’s book, plus three-tier and the Supreme Court and Dave McIntyre celebrates his 10th anniversary at the Washington Post

Pam Strayer reports on pop star Pink and her organic wine project.

Foxress reports on the virtues of Fino Sherry as a partner for some foods.

wineORL locates the “finest” artisanal grower-producers in the Champagne region

Winery Visits and Travel Posts

The Drunken Cyclist profiles Longshadows Vintners in Walla Walla WA.

Vino Sphere profiles natural winemaker Darek Trowbridge of Old World Winery in Russian River Valley

Wine Travel Eats visits Fazeli Cellars in Temecula.

Selected Reviews:

Reverse Wine Snob reviews the Avalon CAB Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Tom Lee reviews the 2011 Cayuse Syrah Armada Vineyard from Walla Walla.

Pull That Cork reviews the 2016 Cline Family Cellars Ancient Vine Zinfandel, Contra Costa County

Lisa Johnston reviews the Gaia Wild Ferment Assyrtiko 2017 from Santorini.

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