Wine is inherently social, a product that by its very nature almost begs to be shared. No surprise, then, that wine is talked about online with such frequency and volume. How high is that volume? A list of active wine blogs recently compiled by the organizers of the American Wine Bloggers Conference puts the total number of wine blogs at nearly 1500. Thanks to the work of passionate and knowledgeable wine fans, the days of a handful of experts determining what constitutes the wines worth drinking are long behind us, with thousands of people now turning to blogs and social media for their wine recommendations. Here are a few examples of wine websites that are giving wine blogging a good name.