Great Wine Links of the Week
WEEKLY FERMENTED WINE LINKS
– OCTOBER 11, 2005
Links to wine information old and new worth pursuing
1. FACTS AND STATS FROM THE INSTITUTE
The wine institute’s release of policy positions and stats, some going back as far as 1994
2. CHOOSING THE BEST WINE GLASS…YES, THERE’S A SYSTEM
From winedoctor.com, a good article on the art of choosing a wine glass. Me? I always go for clean and round. That’s my criteria. There’s better advice in this link.
3. THE FIGHT AGAINST VINE DISEASE
This link to a recent article shows there is hope in the battled against one truly bad bug
4. A TRULY AWESOME COLLECTION OF WINE BOOKS
The Wine Appreciation Guild stocks an amazing collection of wine books
5. THE WINE LOVERS DATABASE
winefiles.org serves as a tremendous index of wine information in print. Hosted by the Sonoma County Library.
6. DEEP IN THE HEART
They rarely travel outside their home state. Yet they are among us. Some very nice bottlings too. Check out the Wine Trails of Texas.
7. THE COLLECTED WRITINGS OF LAURIE DANIEL…WINE WRITER
The long time wine writer for the San Jose Mercury News has been at it…for a long time. Experience always leads to great insights. Here are a few of her recent columns.
8. ANCIENT WINE
A really marvelous site that outlines a college level class on the ancient history of wine. Check this out.
9. WINE EVENTS FOR EVERYONE
It’s the website that catalogs wine events across the country. Name your place, your date and see what’s available.
10. WINE BLOG OF THE WEEK: THE CORK & DEMON
"The Smartass South Texas Wine Blog". She writes well. Rarely disappoints. Also, how can you not give consideration to someone who lists "Shaun of the Dead" as one of their favorite flicks?