Wine Blog Daily Thursday 10/11/18

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

W. Blake Gray admits his guilty pleasure from the past, and he’s still guilty.

The Drunken Cyclist has photos from the Wine Blogger’s Conference in Walla Walla.

Jeremy Parzen comments on the Master Sommelier exam scandal that cost 23 newly minted Masters their title.

Amber LeBeau gathers information on Bordeaux focusing especially on Chateau Angélus.

Bob on Sonoma criticizes wine marketing for not including more African Americans.

Winery Visits and Travel Posts

Jamie Goode profiles Fulkerson Winery in the Finger Lakes.

Selected Wine Reviews:

1 Wine Dude profiles Troon Vineyards from Oregon’s Applegate Valley

The Wine Curmudgeon’s Wine of the week is Garofoli Superiore Macrina 2017, an Italian white wine.

Reverse Wine Snob reviews the 2015 Mercer Horse Heaven Malbec.

Tom Lee reviews the 2005 Domaine Saint Préfert Châteauneuf-du-Pape Réserve Auguste Favier

Dallas Wine Chick reviews several premium Merlots and a line up of Ravenswood’s Single Vineyard Zinfandel

wineORL reviews several Rosés from grower-producers in Champagne.

Larry the Wine Guy reviews the 2015 Chateau La Bonnelle Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

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