The ability to relish bottles with anything from deep mastery to rookie wine knowledge lends an egalitarian charm to wine appreciation. Nevertheless, when you learn a bunch about wine you innately understand there is always so much more to know about it. Infinite opportunities for discovery drive nagging self doubt and a maniacal pursuit of knowledge that […]
Somehow, the kind of wine writing I like to read underperforms in popularity contests and award competitions. Take this year’s Wine Blog Award winners for example; stuff that just never makes it onto my reading list. I don’t really care what wines Jaime Goode likes or doesn’t like, what Ken’s Wine Guides latest 100 tasting […]
New Wine Writers Missing in Action?
In May of 2009, WineZag was just one of many new wine blogs launching into the vast wine blogosphere. It was the year of Hardy Wallace and the Murphy-Goode “Goode Job” contest, where wine blogger credibility inched higher and traditional wine critics and journalists took note paying sometimes reluctant and other times embracing homage to […]