Exploring the Best Wine Blogs: A Curated List by Sonal Holland

Reading about wine is a great way to upgrade your knowledge and develop an interest in the subject. However, reading course books non stop can wear you out, especially if you are studying a professional course. To mix things up, it is always a good idea to read wine blogs. Some of the best wine blogs out there have been written by Masters of Wine and wine experts with decades of experience. They often write about wine in a slice-of-life manner, showcasing how beautifully wine can be integrated into one’s lifestyle.

A great wine blog is both informative and insightful. It doesn’t just give your knowledge, but shares valuable industry information- latest trends, innovations, concerns etc., and brings diverse perspectives. In fact, there are times when you might find answers to the simplest of wine questions on a blog rather than your textbook.

Here are some of the best wine blogs that add a delightful twist to wine education and create an immersive reading experience for oenophiles:

Jancis Robinson MW: Robinson became the first person outside of the wine trade to clear the Master of Wine exams in 1984. She was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II in 2003 and went on to advise on her cellar from 2004 until 2022. One of the most influential wine critics of our times, Jancis Robinson MW can write something for every wine lover. You can be a budding wine enthusiast or a connoisseur, her writing treats every reader with a sense of kinship and enthusiasm.

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James Suckling: Suckling brings an experience of four decades as a wine critic and journalist to his blog. The 64-year-old is known to have tasted and rated over 250,000 wines in his impressive career and thousands of people visit his blog to check out his wine ratings. His website provides more than 150,000 wine ratings, adding 2,000 wines every month.

Wine Folly: Wine Folly makes wine education fun and easy. Using simple language and playful visual aids like graphics and maps, this platform simplifies the technicalities of wine for students of the subject. Created by Justin Hammack, Madeline Puckette, and Chad Wasser in 2011, Wine Folly is devoted to wine knowledge and appreciation and wants people to gain a deeper understanding of the subject through learning.

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VinePair: VinePair is the largest digital media company to deliver accessible, entertaining, and inspiring content about drinks culture and important trends and topics in wine, beer, and spirits. Cofounders Joshua Malin and Adam Teeter use the art of storytelling to establish a connection with their readers and provide compelling reads for both wine professionals and enthusiasts alike.

Tim Atkin MW: Award-winning wine writer and Master of Wine Tim Atkin has an experience of more than 30 years. Popular for his amusing and often controversial presentational style, Atkin writes about wine regions, viticulture and tasting notes, as well as interviews with winemakers and industry leaders in a highly engaging style.

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