Herewith our weekly collection of interesting links around the blogosphere, with some pertaining to wines imported by Banfi Vintners …
Christopher Null gives a very fair and balanced description of the three Centine wines on DrinkHacker. If you’ve never visited before, be sure to check out Null’s coverage of spirits and beers; he also writes unbiased movie reviews at FlimCritic.com and ponders random subjects at his own blog.
Banfi Vintners’ Director of Wine Education Bill Whiting recently gave a presentation to Rutgers University students enrolled in a one-credit course called “Wine Insights”. That’s right, the kids today earn credits for drinking in college … the times they are a changin’.
Loren Sonkin put together a comprehensive article on the history of Brunello di Montalcino on IntoWine.
The Wine Minx included San Angelo Pinot Grigio in her Top 20 Wines Under $20 of 2011.
What do you know about ullage? Uh, what? Visit the Frugal Wine Snob to learn all you’ll ever need to know about that space between the cork (or screwcap) and the wine.
Joe Janish is Director of Public Relations for Banfi Vintners, a Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW), and a veteran of the wine industry for over 20 years. He launched one of the first wine blogs back in 1997, the now-defunct “Wine Dictator,” and cut his teeth on his grandfather’s homemade wine. He still keeps a copy of Wine for Dummies nearby for reference.