Wine Blogs

    • Thoughts After A Decade of Wine Blogging

      Over the last ten years this wine blog has published 2,873 posts. This equates to 1.1 posts per week day since November 2004. So, I can say, at the very least, that I’ve achieved the “Daily” part of this blog’s name: FERMENTATION: The Daily Wine Blog. I can’t say for sure what else I have accomplished. I never set a goal for this blog at the outset or since.

      Tom Wark/ Fermentation- 2 readers -
    • Winebits 360: Birthday week edition

      A few notes after the past year of blog posts about cheap wine, wine education, and the wine business: • Operating system wars: Microsoft controls about 90 percent of the world’s computer operating system market with its various Windows products, but not on the blog. Just 52 percent of visitors over the past year used a Windows operating system to get here, and almost one-thir ...

      The Wine Curmudgeon- 1 readers -
  • Are Wine Blogs Dead?

    … and intestinal fortitude [insert hand-wringing, tortured anguish here] to declare that all wine blogs are dead. Perhaps, these wine-writers are simply tired of maintaining an active blog, tired of writing notes, tired of the whole concept or they're flat out bored. It's way too easy to throw stones and mock, creation actually takes some sincere effort…

    Bill Eyer/ Cuvée Corner Wine Blog - 3 readers -
  • Kaena & Beckmen: One winemaker, two stories

    … After #GoingRogue with Tercero, it was time to meander down the road a bit to Beckmen Vineyards, were the #QBP had a barrel tasting arranged with Keana and Beckman winemaker, Mikel Sigouin. I first met Mikel last year at Rhone Rangers in San Francisco, and when I mentioned that some wine bloggers were going to be in his neighborhood, he eagerly…

    Luscious Lushesin Syrah- 3 readers -
  • Sober Advice From Two Wine Publicists

    … relations. For almost 10 years now I’ve occasionally addressed these kinds of questions here at Fermentation, though the practice of public and media relations has never held my full attention at this blog despite it being my full-time profession now for over 20 years. In fact the specific practice of wine public and media relations has not held…

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  • Wine Bloggers and Their Awards Deserve a Change

    …This blog was recently honored with “Best Industry/Business Wine Blog” at the 2014 Wine Blog Awards. That achievement made me very proud. I’ve spent nearly a decade working fairly diligently at FERMENTATION. In many ways spending almost a decade pondering, writing and generally getting stuff off my chest keeps me sane and centered. Along those…

    Tom Wark/ Fermentation- 16 readers -