In our never-ending search for winery blogs, I've turned up Terroir: Dirty Talk on Wine from Nickel & Nickel (which includes Far Niente and Dolce).
Dirk Hampson, the Director of Winemaking, has been writing since October of last year, averaging about 1 post per week. The posts tend to be longer, which is makes them more interesting and informative. Here's a cool post on the intricacies of ordering stainless-steel tanks (including a picture of Dirk himself).
Unfortunately, the blog doesn't appear to have an RSS feed, which means you can't subscribe to it using an RSS reader, which means you have to check back regularly to see if Dirk Hampson has posted anything new. This partially defeats the value of writing a blog.
This sort of glitch usually happens when a blog is not built using standard tools, and the result is that standard features are missing. For example, once you choose a post to read, there is no navigation to take you to the next/previous post in chronological order, something that is standard for blogs based on Blogger, Wordpress, Typepad, and Moveable Type.
This is disappointing, because like many new blog visitors, I would really like to start with Dirk's very first post, and read forward. The navigation design makes that difficult.
As always, we've added Dtrty Talk About Wine to our comprehensive list of winery blogs.