Wine Blog Daily Wednesday, 10/17/18

photo-1535419342184-f4bd555a3c73A daily sample of thoughtful writing and discussion from (mostly) independent wine blogs:

Kathleen Wilcox tells the very strange stories of the hardscrabble birth of many top wine brands.

The Wine Curmudgeon writes about wine snobs, wine theft, and legal weed.

The Wine Economist finds promise in the next generation of wine professionals in Italy.

Pam Strayer reviews The Biggest Little Farm, a film about biodynamic farming.

Food Wine Click shares a series of posts by a variety of wine and food bloggers on the French wine region of Lirac.

This week’s Italian indigenous wine varietal from Susannah Gold is Nero Buono.

Martin Redmond announces the pre-release schedule of showings for Somm 3 in Napa this weekend.

Selected Wine Reviews:

Reverse Wine Snob reviews the Quinta De La Rosa Douro Red from Portugal

Food Wine Click reviews the Dow LBV Porto 2012 paired with dark chocolate and fruit.

Miquel Hudin reviews the Cellers de Scala Dei – l’Heretge 2016 from Priorat, Spain.

Aaron Nix Gomez reviews the the 2016 7 Fuentes, Valle de la Orotava, Tenerife, Canary Islands.

SOMMspirations profiles Napa’s Artesa Vineyards and Winery.

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