Press & Accolades
Kudos, accolades, accomplishments and other published articles:
2016 10 Top Most Viewed Writers in Sommeliers Category, Quora Platform.
2016 Blog Award Finalist in the category Bordeaux Food and Wine Pairing, Millesima Fine Wine Merchant.
Enobytes’ own Marc Hinton mentioned in a Wikipedia reference: The Grilled Cheese Grill. Hinton, Marc (2013). A History of Pacific Northwest Cuisine: Mastodons to Molecular Gastronomy. The History Press. p. 173.
TravelOregon.com: South Willamette Valley Wineries: A sojourn for the soul. August 20th, 2015.
The Washington Post: Tom Sietsema of the Washington Post interviews Enobytes co-founder Marc Hinton for the article, The search for America’s best food cities: Portland, Ore., 2015
WineTurtle: The 103 Best Wine Blogs That You Can’t Miss. “EnoBytes is a massive website and an all-around monopoly on the world of wine information. Their goal is to educate others, spark discussion, and move the world forward”, 2015.
The VinePair: Top 40 Most Influential Wine Websites. Enobytes makes top 20 worldly wine spots, 2015.
NPR: Lovers Of California Wine, Keep An Eye On Anderson Valley. National Public Radio quotes Enobytes Pamela Heiligenthal on the Anderson Valley region, 2014.
Listed in The 50+ most influential wine entities on social media, 2014
Finalist, Best Overall Wine Blog, Wine Blog Awards, 2014.
The VinePair: Top 40 Most Influential Wine Websites. Enobytes makes #13 on the list, 2014.
San Jose Mercury News: Wine Blog of the Week: Enobytes, 2014
Speakeasy: Grape Collective, a new and progressive online wine magazine interviews Enobytes own Pamela Heiligenthal, 2014
Serious Eats: The Best Wines Under $20 According to Wine Bloggers, March, 2014
Enobytes receives 2014 Millesima Wine Blog “Favorite Wine News Blog” Award
#23 on the VinePair Wine Web Power Index: a ranking of all influential wine sites from retailers to traditional magazines to web only content, 2013
Enobytes content used at many wine schools for lectures and training material including the Reims Management School and the Flemish Wine Institute.
Enobytes co-founder, Marc Hinton participates as a panel member with other distinguished Oregon Pinot noir wine professionals to discuss their assessment of Van Duzer Vineyards 2010 Pinot Noirs.
Three year standing nomination for the 2012 Wine Blog Awards Finalist category, “Best Wine Reviews“.
Enobytes co-founder, Marc Hinton talks about the Oregon Wine Industry on Wine Marketing Blog Talk Radio.
Featured Article Debut, The Ultimate Summertime Guide to Seasonal Food and Wine Pairings, VIV Magazine.
Enobytes co-founder, Pamela Heiligenthal touted as “Robert Parker’s Rival” by Nike, Inc. employees.
Featured in Juicy Tales by Jo Diaz, Who are those Top 10 Most Important Wine Bloggers in the US, Paul Mabray Inspired? + Mike Dunne
Feature story for the Associated Press, Shortbread and Champagne? That’s the way the wine-cookie pairing crumbles, syndicated by newspapers worldwide, including the Washington Post, USA Today, Winnipeg Free Press, Global News, and Federal News Radio 1500AM, 2011.
Featured in UK’s FINE+RARE international fine wine traders marketplace, ‘Critic finds ‘handful of gems’ in Oregon wines’
2011 Wine Blog Awards winner, “Best Wine Reviews”
Shortlisted for the 2010 Born Digital Wine Awards “Best Wine Tourism Feature” category
Featured in the L.A. Times Daily Dish
I find myself in good company with those who influence the wine industry: From left to right: Pamela Heiligenthal, Gabriella Opaz, Jancis Robinson, Leslie Sbrocco, and Karen McNeil. Featured in Juicy Tales by Jo Diaz, Beyond Blogging II ~ a.k.a. Living ~ “Women who are blogging and have sites that really matter”
2010 Wine Blog Awards Finalist, “Best Wine Reviews” Blog
Listed as “one of the editor’s favorite blogs that rate wines” ~WineBusiness.com
Nominated “Best Wine Blog”, 2010 ~ Saveur Magazine
In the News: U.C. Berkeley Astrobiology Solar System Exploration: Mars Device to Ease Adverse Wine Effects
Listed as a top wine tweeter – “Finding Your Voice: How to Become a Top Wine Tweeter” ~ The Buzz Bin
“I recommend @enobytes for being an awesome member of the wine community!” ~Clark Smith
“Enobytes is one of THE BEST websites about WINE on all of “The Internets”. ~ anotherwineblog.com
“Locate amazing vineyards all over the world!” ~ InstallEarth.org
“A very informative wine site…” ~ WineExpedition.com
“One of the best wine bloggers in the biz” ~ Rick Bakas
“Pamela is full of wine knowledge and her #VinQ wine trivia is always great fun! “ ~ Sobon Family Wines, Amador County, CA
“Enobytes (twitter) trivia games are fun & informative! Great site, too.” ~ Hipster Enologists, Los Angeles, CA
“The Enobytes trivia game is fun and addictive!” ~ Mike Kalina, Pro baseball player, Chicago, IL
“Enobytes provides a lot of quality tools for the wine lover in all of us, including 90+ point wines under $20…[and a truly great vintage chart]…I think you’ll appreciate their conversational style as well as their willingness to interact with readers through email, their forum and even video.” ~Mark at Mark’s Wine Blog & Uncorked Ventures
2009 Top 25 Wine Blogs – postrank.com
Top 100 Wine Tweeters – alawine.com
Voted Top 10 Wine Blogs in the industry – localwineevents.com
Voted Saveur Magazine’s “Best of the Web” award – Saveur Magazine
Top Wine Bloggers – Alltop
“We dig @enobytes because wine is fun, trivial . . they help keep us informed and on our toes”. ~ Organic Wine Review
In the News: Enobytes highlighted daily in the Food News Journal (FNJ) Wine & Spirits section.
“The world needs its weekly #Vinq wine trivia fix!” ~ pdxanthro
Top 100 Portland Twitters, ~Twitterholic
I recommend enobytes “Because #VinQ ROCKS!” ~Robert Frost
“I recommend @enobytes because they are a must know in the world of wine” ~Christophe Smith
“I recommend @enobytes because VinQ makes me think. Ok, and drink. But still. Love it!” ~Denise Slattery
“enobytes offers lots of fun with #VinQ wine trivia game. Something to look forward too a couple days a week…” ~Ashlynkat