W. Blake Gray compares Robert Parker the man with Robert Parker the brand.
The Wine Curmudgeon covers bad wine writing, an ancient wine discovery, and another challenge to three tier.
Jameson Fink is looking forward to Raw Wine New York, which happens next week.
Winery Visits and Travel Posts:
The Drunken Cyclist is visiting Prague.
Allison Levine helps Fiddlehead Cellars of Sta Rita Hills celebrate their 30th birthday.
Wine Country Getaways explains the differences between Napa and Sonoma.
Good Vitus continues his obsession with Willamette Valley with visits to Penner-Ash and Trisaetum.
Tom Lee visits Limerick Lane Winery in Russian River Valley
Talk A Vino visits Chowdafest held at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport Connecticut
Selected Wine Reviews:
Fredric Koeppel reviews the Fiddlehead Cellars “Seven Twenty Eight” Pinot Noir 2013, Sta. Rita Hills
Reverse Wine Snob reviews the 90 Plus Cellars Lot 158 Beaujolais, 2017
Amber LeBeau reviews the La Vostra Prosecco from Friuli-Venezia Giulia.
Amber LeBeau also takes an in depth look at several Bordeaux from 2017 and evaluates their futures offerings.
Lisa Johnston reviews the Domaine Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2012 La Crau
Wine Travel Eats reviews Markham Merlot 2015, Napa Valley
JVB Uncorked reviews Bodegas Lan Rioja Gran Reserva 2010