The Internet can be an invaluable resource for much of your research and informational needs. Following are several wine-related Web sites that can help you effectively keep up with trends, events, auctions, wine news and more.
www.auctionvine.com allows you to participate in fine and rare wine auctions around the world.
www.intowine.com provides vintage charts, toasting guides, serving temperatures, wine pronunciation guides, storing wine, wine regions and more.
www.thewinenews.com offers timely feature stories, comment columns, interviews, historical perspectives and wine recommendations.
www.vine2wine.com is a clearinghouse of links to retailers, distributors, groups and clubs. Vine2Wine also features a wine site of the month.
www.wine.com is a venue for the online purchase of wines. This site also allows you to sign up for an e-mail newsletter and receive bi-weekly updates on new wines and wineries, in addition to special offers for members.
www.wineaccess.com offers a complete shopping guide to fine wine on the Web. WineAccess provides a variety of recommendations and opinions from wine journalists, merchants and winemakers.
www.winebid.com is an auction house for buying and selling wines. Winebid.com provides an innovative method for wine enthusiasts to obtain aged premium wines in the most convenient possible way.
www.winetoday.com is an essential resource for the latest wine news, special reports, links to wineries, events, wine reviews and much more. This site also includes a searchable database of more than 1,000 wineries around the world.
www.winetoday.com/sectionfronts/events.asp allows you to search for wine events, sorted by geographic region.
www.wine-tours.com contains a database of more than 7,000 wine-related listings, including wineries, retailers, distributors, wholesalers, importers and more. Each category is sorted geographically.
www.winex.com displays a large selection of spirits, including everything from the Loire Valley to Lebanon, and more.