Lists, and Portals
Links newly added are indicated by "". This page was last checked and updated
July 24, 2011
(many links that were not working or had devolved to become either useless or mere portals for blatant sales-pitches were eliminated).
Some of the sites on this page employ databases
to find, sort, and present contact information and/or links; most
sites (like PfW) simply have pages of links. One common conundrum
is to attempt to be comprehensive while employing some scheme to prevent the pages from becoming too-oversized
for efficient browsing. Additionally, some server-based technologies
seem to have difficulty maintaining logical organizational schemes
for grouping and sorting their content ... (or lazy humans doing incomplete
Directories and Portals
American Wineries includes
physical / mailing addresses, telephone numbers and links to wineries
or winery directories for all 50 states - over 1,800 in all, with
locator maps, other features. HIGHLY
hundreds of wine-topical links (although the
sorting scheme for the search results is a mystery).
Seek wine links by the hundreds, especially those related to grape growing.
Wine Guide - originating in Great Britain, it offers many links, but wine information content tends to be cursory and misleading at best.
Envoy Wine Guide -
very good, fast directory.
Directory organizes wiine-themed
links by general topic and displays them in alphabetical order.
Vertical Portal - Tradeworlds (consumer
and b2b links)
World Wine Guide Online is nicely-designed and includes links to all manner of wine sites and blogs, often including sample snippets of articles
Vintners Association - (over 500 wineries
in 40 states)
Wine Host - wine articles, mostly South-Africa-centric
Wine Sites - nicely annotated collection of links
Wineries Mall (alphabetical, regional winery lists)
Wines and Wine Industry
Match - mixed bag of wine and food
matching links, advice snippets, many ways to access information
Reader is a collection of
links to wine articles by a specific few authors