1. Wine Wankers @winewankers / Via Instagram: @winewankers These guys bring a lot of humor to the table. They think of themselves as the “anti wine wanker brigade, aiming to make wine more accessible.” They talk about “wine without the wankery” and “having a no bullshit passion for wine.” You gotta love that. 2. Once Upon a Wine @onceuponawine_ / Via Instagram: @onceuponawine_ Joe Menezes made the top 20 wine influencers list with his top-notch Instagram and Facebook pages. Joe knows how to pair the wine he tastes with beautifully-assembled photographs, framing the wine in its perfect setting. With light and airy posts, it’s the perfect inspiration point for wine festivities – and for deciding what to drink! 3. Wine Enthusiast @wineenthusiast / Via Instagram: @wineenthusiast Wine Enthusiast is a comprehensive source for the curious wine lover! They offer global coverage of wine, food, travel and cocktails, thousands of ratings and reviews, plus exclusive products from storage to stemware. Are you ready to get . your wine on? 4. The Wine About @thewineabout / Via Instagram: @thewineabout Want to scratch under the surface of the ever-changing, ever-exciting Aussie wine industry? TheWineAbout is well worth a follow, and charts the adventures of a Sydney based wine lover with a passion for local vino!Fun photos, fascinating facts, and top recommendations from a friendly local who knows her stuff! 5. Travelling Corkscrew @travellingcorkscrew / Via Instagram: @travellingcorkscrew With their funny, irreverent, and on-the-money observations of the Aussie and NZ wine scene, the guys at Travelling Corkscrew manage to balance serious wine knowledge with a light-hearted approach which we just can’t get enough of. 6. Winery Lovers @winerylovers / Via Instagram: @winerylovers If you’re always on the lookout for hidden gems of the wine world, then this Instagram account is probably the one for you. On an almost daily basis, the guys behind the Winery Lovers show off a beautifully made photo of a bottle in its natural habitat, and explore some of the stories behind the wineries producing some of the most exciting produce coming out right now. 7. Italian Wine Lovers @italianwinelover / Via Instagram: @italianwinelover When it comes to being really, really, really passionate about wine, nobody does it quite like the Italians. This Instagram account is basically like having a mate from Tuscany who constantly bangs on about how great his local wine is… with the advantage being that you can pick and choose when you want to listen to him rhapsodise about his favourite bottles. If you’re a fan of Italian vino like us, it’s a great way to further explore the superb wine culture and heritage of this beautiful country. 8. Grape Friend @grapefriend / Via Instagram: @grapefriend Want to boost your knowledge of grape varietals, learn about some really interesting wine styles, and get your daily fix of pretty wine photos, too? If so, check out Grape Friend. This Instagram account highlights different grapes and wines each day, and gives you plenty of background, tasting notes, and food pairings that really help you out when looking for the perfect bottle to enjoy with your dinner. 9. Wine Destinations @winedestinations / Via Instagram: @winedestinations Fancy a bit of wine-based escapism while sat on the morning bus to work? Of course you do - and that’s exactly why Wine Destinations exists. There’s not much more to this Instagram account other than gorgeous photos of sunsets over wineries, oak barrels lined up in vast cellars, and the light sparkling off a glass of Chenin Blanc… but sometimes, that’s exactly what we want at 08:30 in the morning on our way to the office. 10. Wine Gini wine.gini / Via Instagram: @wine.gini Some girls have all the luck. Wine Gini seems to spend her life travelling from country to country, spending all her time trekking across vineyards, exploring cellars, and getting boozed up on the best bottles in the best bars. Aspirational? Maybe. Jealous? Damn right we are. Nevertheless, her enthusiasm and great photos and stories are infectious, and we take our hats off to her way of life! 11. Wine with Alex wine.with.alexx / Via Instagram: @wine.with.alexx Life is full of surprises, and we’re always delighted when we’re taken aback by wines we hadn’t tried before. Some of the most impressive bottles we tried last year came out of Canada’s Okanagan Valley… and once we started exploring these northern hemisphere wines, we simply couldn’t get enough of them. |Wine With Alex is a great Instagram account to explore if you’re interested in checking out Canada’s finest 12. Wine Teller @wineteller / Via Instagram: @wineteller “Behind every bottle there’s a story to tell,” and no one says it better than Wine Teller. A self-defined globetrotter and sommelier, the Italian born Instagrammer is the founder of a genre, offering close-up shots of wine bottles and an even closer story of what’s inside. Wine Teller’s blog goes beyond taste and smell: on this Instagram, you’ll get an informative and often personal backstory documenting what the label won’t tell 13. The Wine Girl http://@the.wine.girl / Via Instagram: @the.wine.girl It wasn’t hard for Leanne Beattie to find inspiration for her incredible blog and Instagram, The Wine Girl: for her, it’s always been about storytelling and taking the pretentiousness out of wine. Leanne shows the bright side of wine making, from the real-life stories behind bottles to her own days in the vineyard. You won’t find textbook paragraphs on her blog, but well-researched stories to help you enjoy what’s in your glass. 14. Sparkling Winos @sparklingwinos / Via Instagram: @sparklingwinos Mike and Jeff declare themselves experts in all things bubbly, calling their fondness for fizz explosive – and their Instagram is proof! A perfect wine pair since 2004, they began their blog to share their own bubble love with the rest of us: Mike, with a steadfast passion for bubble wines (and lover of geography and research), joins Jeff, a Certified Wine Specialist, to give you the best of bubbly wines. 15. The Winestach @thewinestache / Via Instagram: @thewinestache This natural-born wine storyteller knows French wine like the back of his hand. The man behind The WineStache is all about spotlighting wine professionals making their mark in the world. 16. Wine Is An Art @wineisanart / Via Instagram: @wineisanart Kemal Can Ocak’s Instagram reviews wine with posts that are short, sweet and to the point. His page sticks out from the rest for his delightful signature photo: a wine-filled glass situated in a gorgeous landscape, making the two the perfect pair. His communication method connects wine to the world where it comes from – and offers beautiful photos for inspiring his followers to do the same! 17. The Fermented Fruit @thefermentedfruit / Via Instagram: @thefermentedfruit This wine shrine was created by Ryan, not because he's a professional wine writer or critic, but because he loved drinking wine and sharing the experiences that wine has to offer. While deeply enjoying the intriguing complexities consistently presented by the fascinating world of wine, he aims to find great wines that represent great value, whether they’re priced at $10 or $100.