The wine community is a diverse group of people who know that this incredible beverage is more than just grape juice  – To us, it’s an essential part of enjoying life and all it has to offer our pallets.

This community is absolutely stuffed with fantastic resources on wine making, wine tasting, wine knowledge, and most importantly, the wonderful experiences shared among friends and family around a bottle of wine (or two :). Here’s a sampling of our favorites wine blogs, wine resources, and wine knowledge. Please pay these guys a visit!

1 Wine Dude

Joe Roberts over at 1 Wine Dude is the everyman’s-wine-writer, taking over the role of the beloved Gary Vaynerchuk for the consumer who doesn’t want a lot of wine snob speak. He’s moved into the big league by earning a regular wine article on Playboy.com which gets approximately 8 million eyeballs a month (We’re sure they all go to read his wine articles).

Terroirist

David White over at Terroirist uncanny talent for writing and earning the respect of some of the most respected professional critics in the world.  He has just started the arc of his career and he’s already a star.