Monthly Wine Writing Challenge 9 (#MWWC9): Time to Vote!

wine-stain1-3Well, it is time to vote! There were several last minute entries (people near and dear to my own style), pushing the grand total up to 25, which ties the all-time record. Sure, I nudged, prodded, pleaded, even cajoled, but I think you will agree that it makes for a better Challenge!



Being the data geek that I reluctantly admit to be, I put all of the submissions into a spreadsheet and did a little bit of analysis. I was going to ask a bunch of questions here, but I decided to hold off until tomorrow and use that as the basis of Wednesday’s quiz. Here is one brief question for you:

Who currently holds the longest active streak of consecutive admissions to the Challenge?

Here are all the articles in alphabetical order (by author). They have also been posted over on in more or less chronological order. You can also select #MWWC9 as the category and it will pull them all up (at least it should). I posted the poll to vote over there as well, which I think is best for future votes as well, but let me know if you disagree. You can vote for up to three articles.

If you have written a post and it is not on this list, you need to email me at jeff(at)thedrunkencyclist(dot)com

The Armchair Sommelier: MWWC#9: Wine, Women and [a little bit] Wrong *

The Barrel Thief: Haunted by the Ghosts of Wine Tastings Past

binNotes: #MWWC9:Fear

The Cabfanca Files: Mr. X’s—Open That Bottle Night

Celia Ladygarden’s Lifestyle for Ladies: Purple Tsunami & Marrow Rum

Chinon & Beaujolais: A Harvest In Burgundy–What’s So Scary About That?

Connoisaurus: #MWWC9: Paranoid, Phobic, and Terrified… Oh My!

Duff’s Wines: #MWWC9—Slowly Step Away From The Elderberries

Food Wine Click: Fear: Love Wine, Hate to Write

From Vinho Verde to Barolo with Love: The Other Side of Fear and Rain Shadows

GF Wine Country Living: Madman on the Loose, I Could Die Today

The Indian Paradox: Masala Vada, Mousetrap and Wine

Joy of Wine: The Four Letter F-word

My Custard Pie: Buying Booze in the UAE

Of Must and Mash: Previously, on OfMustAndMash… #MWWC9

Please Bring Me My Wine: #MWWC9: Fear

renenuter13: MWWC9: What would come out of the wardrobe for you?

Sips With Friends: The Fear of Misplaced Wine Kindness

The Sweet Sommelier: Fear—Or Why I Say, “Bring on the White Zin!”

Sweetempranillo: Life Threatening?

The Sybarite: Fear and Blogging in Salinas

Talk-a-Vino: Fears of the Oenophile

The Winegetter: Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #9: Fear

The Wine Raconteur: MWWC9: Fear

Wine Ramblings: Fear and Loathing in wine tasting


The all important dates:

Voting Begins: TODAY!

Voting Ends:  Monday, May 12th, 2014

Winner Announced:  Tuesday, May 13th, 2014


About the drunken cyclist

I have been an occasional cycling tour guide in Europe for the past 20 years, visiting most of the wine regions of France. Through this "job" I developed a love for wine and the stories that often accompany the pulling of a cork. I live in Philadelphia with my lovely wife and two wonderful sons.
This entry was posted in #MWWC9, Monthly Wine Writing Challenge and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

15 Responses to Monthly Wine Writing Challenge 9 (#MWWC9): Time to Vote!

  1. I think there’s an error, you linked to my entry twice, once under my name and once under the Wine Raconteur’s… Anyway, thanks for hosting those contests !


  2. joyofwine says:

    Not to be anal, but it’s actually just Joy of Wine, not THE Joy of Wine. Cheers!


  3. Sally says:

    Thanks for the round up – Conoissaurus link seems broken.


  4. Pingback: Buying booze in the UAE | My Custard Pie

  5. Pingback: Wednesday’s Meritage – Wine Quiz Answer, WTSO Cheapskate Marathon, #MWWC9 Vote, Algeria Wine and French AOC | Talk-A-Vino

  6. Pingback: The Ramblings : MWWC9, Opening night dinners and glassware | Wine Ramblings

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s