Looking to boost your wine knowledge? Social media offers a fun and inspiring alternative to books or classes. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and Google+ are also great tools to stay in the loop about what’s happening in the wine world and to learn more about wine.
Each social media channel has something unique to offer, from stunning photographs to delicious food pairings. Check out these fun and informative wine-focused social profiles and find some new favorites to follow.
Ken is an entertaining oenophile sharing stories of wine, food and travel with a dose of cheeky humor.
This online magazine covers wine, spirits and cocktails in a fun and fresh way. Follow along for news, fun stories and other engaging, creative tweets from the wine world and beyond.
In addition to delicious wine, Jordan Winery offers a well-curated feed of recipes, travel tips, and advice from experienced staff members.
Rupal Shankar is a world traveler who loves wine, showcasing her finds with clean, lovely photos.
Clever storyteller Cathrine Todd posts a steady stream of fascinating wines to try from around the globe.
Refine your palate with Von Vino’s wine suggestions and vibrant culinary posts.
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This page is particularly dynamic, with inspirational stories, recipes and photos. Just be warned, this content may cause hunger!
This account not only demonstrates the beauty of the winery itself, but also offers readers fun content like the best wines to pair with breakfast for dinner.
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Many of their Facebook posts spotlight specific vintners and sommeliers or highlight insider advice from their staff.
This wine importer has almost 100 Pinterest boards, which include everything from practical help like food pairings and where to find favorite wines, to fun stuff like how to upcycle wine corks and create amazing wine gift baskets.
Recipes, wine travels and gift ideas are only some of the things this wine retailer shares on Pinterest. They also offer boards for fun crafts made with empty wine materials and an adorable board that features winery dogs.
Boards are dedicated to holidays and events like the Olympics and Mardi Gras, plus you’d find delicious recipes, entertainment ideas and ways to reuse old wine bottles.
Who do you follow on social media to learn about wine? Share with us below!
About the author: Erin Palmer is a freelance writer who has been featured on the Huffington Post and the Chicago Tribune. She loves to tell stories over a glass of wine after work.