Category Archives: Wine writing

Two more reasons wine writing is less diverse than food writing

This is my third post about the lack of diversity in the wine writing world, especially compared to the world of food writing.  The first post framed the issue and the second set out the financial barriers to wine writing.  … Continue reading

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Wine isn’t always a luxury, but writing about it is

A couple of posts ago I wrote about a food writers’ workshop that was much more diverse than any wine writing event I’d ever attended.  I’m sad to say it showed me that I’d never questioned what appears to be … Continue reading

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The divide between wine industry and citizen bloggers

A note before you read this post:  I spent months thinking about it on and off.  And after I first wrote it, I shared it with my husband, a journalist friend, and a couple of wine bloggers.  I’ve never showed … Continue reading

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Blogging: Cheaper than a guru.

You may have noticed that there’s been radio silence on this blog for a couple of months. I took some time to decide if I wanted to keep blogging after 7+ years of putting fingers to keyboard. I was surprised … Continue reading

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What do wine writers buy when they’re not drinking for free?

If you gave a party over the holidays, you probably got a lot of wine as host gifts.  We did too.  We love it when people want to share something they like with us.  It gives us a chance to … Continue reading

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Wine and Wagner on the 4th of July?

As I mentioned in previous posts, I read a lot of wine blogs.  And of course, I co-write this one.  But I’m strictly a novice blogger and I hope to improve.  Part of the process beyond reading is to compare … Continue reading

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