The pick of the
is a brilliant resource that allows you to search for a particular
wine through the lists of thousands of merchants worldwide. There's a
pay version that's worth the small premium.
Grape: dedicated wine search engine. Great resource.
- Tom Cannavan's wine-pages.com:
a long-standing UK-based site hosting an active wine discussion forum.
Robinson is increasingly focusing her attention on her impressive
website. With a pay-to-view section, Purple pages, but there's enough
free stuff to make this worth visiting.
- Robin Garr's wine
lover's page is a large US-based wine site with varied content,
but I go there for the excellent Wine
Lovers Discussion Group.
is a pay site which contains an archive of Robert Parker's tasting
notes and ratings. Parker is undoubtedly the world's most influential
fine wine critic. It's also the new home of Mark Squires' bulletin
is the online home of the brilliant World of Fine Wine
magazine. You should be subscribing to it.
is the best way of keeping up with what's going on in the South
African wine scene.
- South Africa's groundbreaking top 100
wine competition: www.top100sawines.com
- Chris Kissack's site, the winedoctor
is regularly updated and well written. UK-based.
is the online presence of Burgundy nut Bill Nanson, and ex-pat Brit
now working in Basle. Useful and well put together. Bill also
authors the superb burgundy
- Fiona Beckett is a food and wine
journalist with her own website devoted to matching the two: www.matchingfoodandwine.com.
- Neal Martin's www.wine-journal.com
was a great site - so much so that Neal was hired by Robert Parker as
a wine critic at large, and so this site will continue only as part of
Parker's subscription website. Neal has recently re-launched his diary
of a winetaster with free access.
is my nascent wine book publishing venture.
a site designed to complement my Wine Science book.
is UK magazine Decanter's website. Editor Adam Lechmere has developed
it into probably the world's best site for wine news.
of California Press publishers of my Wine Science book in the USA.
Business International is a trade title launched in September
is musician and serious wine nut Joe Belmaati's growing community of
fine wine lovers.
contains the collected tasting notes of British-based wine-loving
brothers Richard and Toby Bailey. It represents an extensive,
searchable collection of fine wine notes. The UK's answer to Frasier
is well-known Aussie wine critic Jeremy Oliver's site
Cephas photolibrary contains Mick Rock's excellent wine
- UK drinks writer Jim Budd has put
together an impressive resource detailing the rogues and swindlers who
encourage people to invest in drinks, at www.investdrinks.org.
Pinotage Club, a site devoted to this South African varietal, is
certainly aiming at a niche market! It is an excellent site and well
worth a visit.
is home of the excellent Australian Wine Research Institute
- Another important wine science site is
the UC Davis department of
Viticulture and Enology
Tyler Colman's wine blog is one of the best
See also: my
online directory of UK wine merchants and directory of wine
accessories cellar solutions and holidays which include links to the
best places to buy wine and wine-related items in the UK.
Wine blogs are linked to from my
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