Winners of the Wine Blog Awards 2013

WBA_logo_rotatorThe Wine Blog Awards have been given out at the Wine Bloggers Conference since the first conference in 2008, but when Mutineer Magazine took over presenting them…well the production values went up a notch–like all the way to 11. Once again tonight, Alan Kropf of Mutineer Magazine announced the winners of this year’s wine blog awards.

This included video and a trumpet call. I was talking with Alan about next year’s wine blog awards.

And we’re talking fire dancers, art cars, and more…

Best New Wine Blog went to Chasing the Vine by Lauren Mowery who I met on the pre-excursion trip from Seattle to Lake Chelan AVA and the rest of the way to Penticton. This is a newer category and it’s great to honor the newer bloggers, even if they are experienced writers and photojournalists  like Lauren (who like me also attended the conference on a scholarship –thanks again scholarship committee!). Continue reading