Wine Blogs

  • Thoughts After A Decade of Wine Blogging

    …, the American Wine Consumer Coalition, Wark Communications’ clients and, most important, my family. It’s tempting to use this 10th Anniversary post to make a list of all the things I’ve learned about wine blogging or pontificate on how blogging and the wine media has changed in ten years or list my favorite posts or something else that marks the time…

    Tom Wark/ Fermentation- 3 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…

    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

    …! But before we started this barrel adventure, we had to make our way out of Los Olivos, and down the road to Beckmen. As I attempted to corral the #QPB out of the door of Tercero, what would appear to our wandering eyes but Frank Morgan – the erstwhile Drink What You Like Virginian. If you are not familiar with this breed of wine blogger…

    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…

    Tom Wark/ Fermentation -
  • 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 -
  • 400 American and Chinese Blogs under scrutiny

    … to American and Chinese blogs. We are on our way for the second year (2012) studying South European wine blogs, British, Canadian and Chinese (again) wine blogs. The purpose of the research is to draw a portrait of bloggers all around the world, a typology of blogs and a first approach of digital writing all over the world. The research aimed at helping…

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