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Friday, February 09, 2007

"100 Top Wine Blogs" List Updated

Well, I've finally gotten around to updating the "100 Top Wine Blogs" list. In this new version, I factored in a weighting for Technorati rankings, which I believe has improved the results. Of course, I am always interested in your thoughts or any ideas for additional improvements. The Top 25 are listed below; for the full list go to 100 Top Wine Blogs

  1. Vinography
  2. Stormhoek
  3. Dr. Vino
  4. The Pour
  5. Fermentation
  6. Wine Outlook
  7. Basic Juice
  8. Winelibrary TV
  9. Lenndevours
  10. Spittoon
  11. Winecast
  12. Grape Radio
  13. Bainbridge On Wine
  14. Pinot Blogger
  15. Aristide
  16. Vino Al Vino
  17. Oenoline
  18. Sommelier, Paris
  19. Jaime Goode
  20. Celebrate Wine
  21. Catavino
  22. Wine Waves
  23. Winzerblog
  24. Vivi
  25. Wino Sapien
Posted by KenW at 10:07 AM

American Wine Blog Awards Finalists Announced

The American Wine Blog Awards finalists were announced this week, and it's quite an impressive list of wine blogs and wine bloggers. I'm sure the judges had a difficult time narrowing the long list of nominees to this short list, but their task pales in comparison to ours -- to vote for only one wine blog in each category. The finalists include:

Best Wine Reviewing Blog
Jamie Good's Wine Blog
Wine Waves

Best Wine Blog Writing
Wine Camp Blog
Dr. Vino
The Pour

Best Single Subject Wine Blog
Ship Compliant Blog
The Wine Collector
Rethink Wine Blog

Best Winery Blog
Cima Collina Cellar Rap
Pinot Blogger
Dover Canyon Winery Blog

Best Wine Podcast Or Videoblog
Napa Valley Wine Radio
Grape Radio
Cellar Rat Podcast
Wine Library TV

Best Overall Wine Blog
The Pour
The Good Grape
Dr. Vino

Best Wine Blog Graphics
Wine Waves
The Good Grape
Vivi's Wine Journal

The judges who selected the finalists include: Judd Wallenbrock, President of Humanitas Wines, GM of Michel-Schlumberger Winery, Michael De Loach, VP Sales and Marketing at Hook & Ladder Winery, Sarah Donnelly, Direct Sales and Wine Club at William Selyem, Eric Quanstrom, Director of Marketing at Appellation America, Cyril Penn, Editor of Wine Business Monthly, Greg Walter, Editor of The Pinot Noir Report, Jo Diaz, Owner Diaz-Communications

Click here to vote

Posted by KenW at 7:24 AM