References of Interest and Links

Georgia References

Georgia Wine Producers
Vineyard and Winery Association of West Georgia
Winegrowers Association of Georgia
Dahlonega Plateau wineries
Georgia Trustees Wine Challenge
New Georgia Encyclopedia
Georgia Grown – locally produced food and wine
Open Georgia Wine
Dahlonega Wine Trail
Ellijay Wine Country
Unicoi Wine Trail
Georgia Wine Festivals
University of Georgia Extension Viticulture blog

Wider Ranging References

Wine Pages has a vast amount of information including a wine course. is one of the largest resources of websites about wine and wineries on the Internet
Wine Lovers Page claims to be the oldest, largest and most popular independent wine-appreciation site on the World Wide Web!
Wine News from Google
Wines & Vines is a professional publication on viticulture and vinification
Wine Business International is a wine trade magazine.
World of Fine Wine magazine
International Wine Review
An important wine science site is the UC Davis department of Viticulture and Enology
The excellent Australian Wine Research Institute
Jamie Goode’s Wine Science book.
Wine Writing by Richard James – the alternative website for enthusiasts: tastings, vineyard visits, articles, news & opinions
Palate Press online wine magazine
Robert Parker’s website
Decanter Magazine
Wine Spectator is the premier US wine journal
Wine-searcher – a resource allowing you to find a particular wine through the lists of thousands of merchants worldwide.
Wine & Spirit Education Trust organise wine education courses, spirits courses and wine tastings for professionals and enthusiasts in 47 countries worldwide.
Association of Wine Educators is the UK professional body for wine educators.
Institute of Masters of Wine
Court of Master Sommeliers
The Wine Education Service in London
The Wine Century Club is a free-to-join association of people who have tasted wines containing 100 (or more) varietals.
If you can’t believe that there are so many varietals, check Thomas Mercer-Hursh’s Database of varietals with over 3,000 entries.
Invest Drinks points out the risks in drinks investments and points out dodgy deals!
Charlemagne Wine Club in London has showcased Dahlonega wines

Free online wine training

Tom Cannavan’s online course on wine appreciation broken down into six important areas.
WSET (Wine and Spirits Education Trust) offers 21 three minute videos on wine regions around the world.
The Wine Show Education Hub in co-ordinstion with WSET. is where you will find a free and every-expanding set of videos on what ultimate experts Masters of Wine need to know.
The Wine Society offers lots of useful articles.

Wine Blogs

Wine Travelguides blog by Wink Lorch
Jamie Goode runs the Wine Anorak blog
Jancis Robinson MW’s Fine writing on fine wines
Tom Cavannan’s outstanding Wine Pages website.
Quentin Sadler blogs about all aspects of wine in his idiocratic style. by Alder Yarrow is possibly the most comprehensive American wine blog
Tyler Colman A.K.A Dr. Vino explores the intersection of wine, politics and business
Alice Feiring is the wine columnist for Time magazine and runs her own blog
Robin Hall writes about wine in Georgia and related topics
Bertrand Celce offers French insights ranging from corks to the best Paris wine bars
Chris Kissack’s WineDoctor site
Fiona Beckett is passionate about food and wine matching.
Jen Reviews’ blog on the health benefits of wine.
Gerard Paul has written specifically about the health aspects of red wine.
The Views from a Bordeaux Vineyard by Gavin Quinney.
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