4 categories of wine blogs: pure wine blogs

Pure wine blogs are wine blogs where the authors simply share their impressions for the sake of self-fulfillment. We have called them “pure” (our term) because they are blogging in its purest form inasmuch as they are personal online journals that chronicle the vicissitudes of the authors.*

Alice Feiring.

Rockss and Fruit by Lyle Fass.

Brooklyn Guy Loves Wine.

Samantha Sans Dosage by Samantha Dugan.

So You Want to Be a Sommelier by Levi Dalton.

oenoLogic by Thor Iverson.

VintageTexas by Russ Kane.

The pure blog listed here are considered by many to be taste maker wine blogs. While they may not enjoy the bandwidth of the institutional and commercial blogs, they are significant inasmuch as they are followed by industry insiders and industry leaders.

* Here’s how the Oxford English Dictionary defines the term blog (a shortened version of weblog): “A frequently updated web site consisting of personal observations, excerpts from other sources, etc., typically run by a single person, and usually with hyperlinks to other sites; an online journal or diary.”


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