It’s time again for another round of Weekend Wine Links. Here’s what I’ve been perusing regarding all things on the internet relating to the fermented grape.
Is this the world’s first wine-pouring hipster deer? Do you think I somewhat resemble this deer? The glasses, the sweater, the antlers. Well, maybe not that last part. Thou shalt not skip this post!
The 10 Commandments of Wine http://t.co/sbJExfGvuM
— Madeline Puckette (@WineFolly) March 16, 2015
ARTICHOKES ARE DIFFICULT TO PAIR WITH WINE BLAH BLAH BLAH. PUT IT OUT TO PASTURE, STRIKE THIS MISNOMER FROM ALL PUBLICATIONS! Luckily, Janice at Italian Wine Merchants agrees with me. Please follow her on Twitter and read the linked post with staff picks from IWM that pair with the “delicious thistle” that is the artichoke. Delicious Thistle might be a good moniker for me if I ever become an MC.
@jamesonfink I agree personally, hence the quote marks. It’s not that big a challenge, actually.
— Janice at IWM (@insideiwm) March 16, 2015
Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon is one super-interesting dude. He’s also particularly clever on Twitter. Grahm talks social media and ever some wine, too:
You want an example of Grahm’s wit on Twitter? Here you go:
— Randall Grahm (@RandallGrahm) March 18, 2015
Volcanoes+wine=awesome. Volcanic soil, that is. Mt. Etna forever!
What Amy said:
— Amy Harder (@AmyAHarder) March 15, 2015
BONUS! More thoughts from the mind of Janice:
Sometimes I just like to roll the names of indigenous Italian grapes around in my mouth like velvet-covered marbles.
— Janice at IWM (@insideiwm) April 22, 2014