Interesting piece on tasting notes here from WineRant.
Kevin Ecock's take on Organic, BioDynamic etc. here for all you budding eco-weenies.
I really wish I could make it to this, I was at John Wilson's version a year ago.
Thanksgiving Wine recommendations here, I guess you could use them for Xmas.
Last night I ended up drinking, along with a large quantity of Oban 14yo, a few wines I had blogged about from O'Briens. Our host had been to said shop and ended up selecting one of these, one of these, and a couple of these, quite without reference to YHB's opinions.
We didn't get to the Minervoios, but the Pic Saint Loup was very tasty and the Clos Du Val Merlot was fantastic, again. BigNose didn't like it, for some reason. More for me so...
*Not really - 4WD to the rescue.