Wine Blog Daily Thursday 11/8/18

pexels-photo-274026A daily sample of thoughtful writing and discussion from (mostly) independent wine blogs:

Elaine Chukan Brown promotes the European trade show ProWein as a venue for marketing U.S. wines.

Tom Wark reviews Coffee and Wine: Two Worlds Compared by Morten Scholer.

The Wine Curmudgeon’s Wine of the Week is the Tenuta Caparzo Sangiovese 2015

Amber LeBeau provides an insider’s peak into Champagne.

Julien Miquel reports that Château Latour becomes the first 1st Growth to be Certified Organic for its red wine

Outwines head is about to explode as she prepares for an exam on bubbly

Bob on Sonoma classifies categories of wine tourists.

Winery Visits and Travel Posts

Jamie Goode visits De La Terre in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

1 Wine Dude profiles Somontano, a little known appellation in Spain.

The Drunken Cyclist spends a few days in Budapest.

Quentin Sadler visits Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

Tom Plant visits several wineries in San Diego County’s Ramona Valley.

Selected Wine Reviews:

Fredric Koeppel reviews nine savory white wines ideal for autumn.

Reverse Wine Snob discovers the best Italian wines for under $20.

Tom Lee’s Zinfandel of the month is the 2016 Bedrock Wine Co. Zinfandel Old Vine

Food Wine Click compares Washington and California Merlot

wineORL enjoys a vertical tasting of three vintages from Christian Moueix Ulysses.

Pull That Cork reviews the Chalk Hill Sonoma Coast Chardonnay

Cyndy Rynning reviews the Kathryn Hall Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 from Napa Valley

Appetite for wine profiles Farmhouse Wines, affordable natural wine from Cline Family Cellars.

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