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Local Wine Events, created by Eric Orange, lists tastings, dinners, fairs, auctions, etc. that are upcoming in your city or one you might be traveling to. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Wine Events Calendar includes news, articles and links, in addition to listing events oriented toward the wine industry, trade, and professionals. The site is operated by Earl Singer, former publishing partner of the Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine newsletter. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Consumer-Oriented (unlimited free access)
All About Wine is a very easy-to-use portal of wine links

Gambero Rosso, the Italian Wine magazine (click on "English version" from their home page)

Les Kincaid's Lifestyles (click on "Wine")

Touring & Tasting (click the "Magazine" link)

Wine & Dine has a distinct European wine focus and British centricity.

Wine Country touring, lodging, etc., in US wine regions

Wine Weekly wine reviews and articles

Wine X shares passionately irreverent wine appreciation with the youthful (legal) market.

See also: General & Personal Wine Sites

Grape Newsletter presents "South Africa's Independent Wine Viewpoint" with no advertising or "advertorials".

Wine Press Northwest provides news of wines from British Columbia, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Industry-Oriented Sites
(see Business Resources)

OnLine Magazines & Newsletters (limited access to subscription content)

Appellation America promotes awareness of distinct American winegrowing regions. RECOMMENDED

Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine contains excellent sections on Geography, Vocabulary, Grape Varietals, as well as Best Buy recommendations, archived articles from their monthly wine review newsletter and a Special Online Offer for new subscribers. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Decanter button.Decanter is one of the best printed publications for world wine news; also features articles, reviews of wines. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

"new".Great Northwest Wine is a partnership between wine journalists Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue, formed to focus on wine matters in British Columbia, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

"new". International Wine Review publishes bi-monthly in-depth reports on wine regions of the world, along with expert wine reviews and ratings of new wines. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Quarterly Review of Wine has wine reviews and excellent articles by a variety of authors; there is also a deal for subscribing on-line. RECOMMENDED

Restaurant Wine is the site for a monthly newsletter of special interest to the trade. Consumers may also take an interest in the wine reviews and even articles on issues that may impact their wining and dining. Author Ronn Weigand is the only Master of Wine and Master Sommelier on the planet! TasteTour, also by this author, is a series of artistic, practical guides to varietals (WineGuides) and posters (WineCharts) on the major wines of the world. RECOMMENDED

Robert Parker Online is available by subscription. A "Free Trial" area allows limited access to the offerings of articles and thousands of tasting notes. RECOMMENDED

Wine & Spirits has on-line samples of its print-version articles. RECOMMENDED

Wine Enthusiast offers a fairly liberal on-line sampling of articles from their print publication. RECOMMENDED

Wine Spectator was one of the best sites for free daily wine news, but full access is now exclusively by paid subscription.


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