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

Alder Yarrow urges all wine lovers to contribute to the GoFundMe campaign to get the consumer’s voice heard in the upcoming Supreme Court case concerning interstate wine shipments.

Kathleen Willcox reports on the disabilities law that is causing problems for some wineries.

Lisa Johnston speaks with the Bourgogne Wine Board’s Amaury Devillard about the latest news from Burgundy.

Drunken Cyclist has the latest news on the lawsuit against WTSO *Wines ‘till Sold Out, a case he’s been following for some time.

Sarah Lehman reports on the sweet wine wines of Bordeaux, including Sauternes.

Winery Visits and Travel Posts:

1 Wine Dude reports on the little known Tuscan region of Orcia.

Luscious Lushes witnesses the biodynamic transformation at Troon Vineyards on Oregon’s Applegate Valley

Crushed Grape Chronicles describes a mystery dinner and a tasting at Doubleback Winery in Walla Walla Washington.

Brianne Cohen visits Kiona Vineyards and Winery in Red Mountain AVA, Washington.

Selected Wine Reviews:

Jamie Goode reviews the Beaujolais Nouveau from Châteaux de Vaux

The Wine Curmudgeon’s wine of the week is the Alois Lageder Pinot Bianco 2017

Reverse Wine Snob lists the best Thanksgiving Wines.

Kelly Magyarics gets to know the other Cab, Cabernet Franc, and reviews several from California, Virginia, and New York.

Miquel Hudin reviews Finca Barqueres 2016, a Carignan from DO Costers del Segre in Spain.

Tom Lee profiles River’s Marie, a small winery in the Napa Valley.

Vino Sphere reviews Dave Phinney’s Department 66, a French Grenache.

Good Vitis reviews the 2016 Château Peybonhomme-les-Tours le blanc Bonhomme, a white Bordeaux.

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