Miquel Hudin
Miquel Hudin
Miquel Hudin

Miquel Hudin is a writer originally from California, based in Catalunya, Spain. He started his wine career in the Napa Valley which led to the founding of the Vinologue series of wine books. He received the Wine & Innovation Award 2020 from Millesima, was named Best Drink Writer of 2017 by the Fortnum & Mason Awards, and was the recipient of the 2016 Geoffrey Roberts Award.

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Ukraine sees its first “Grad Cru” wine

by  |  05-12-2022

The world was still reeling from the unprovoked Russian invasion of Ukraine when the morning of 5th of March arrived in the second week of their invasion. Mykhailo... more »

Cul de Cuvée 03-12-2022

by  |  03-12-2022

A bluntly-curated selection of absolutely random recent bits from around the wine and drink world served up "mostly fresh" for your enjoyment. Please do keep this in mind... more »

The wines of Hvar, Croatia 2023

by  |  01-12-2022

Please see the accompanying Tasting Report for these wines of Hvar that’s been released together with this region report. The Croatian island of Hvar was more or less... more »

In The Glass: Angelo d’Uva Lagena 2017

by  |  28-11-2022

Repeat after me, “Variety synonyms, yay!” Indeed, not terribly catchy and also one of those things that makes people scream indiscriminately at either their screen or wine list,... more »

The tale of two Reservas: Rioja vs. Ribera del Duero

by  |  23-11-2022

Such an article could have easily been titled, “I drank these two supermarket Tempranillos so you didn’t have to” but in all fairness maybe one or the other... more »

Top Shelf: DO Montsant

by  |  17-11-2022

A series simply looking at the best of the best in wine. I walk through the vineyards of DO Montsant every day and surely somewhere, someone opens a... more »

A new look at Garnatxa Peluda… in Alella

by  |  14-11-2022

Whatever you do, don’t call it, “downy” Grenache. Much like how the peppers from Cuba are often misspelled as “habañeros” in the US or the Georgian aging vessel... more »

Cul de Cuvée 12-11-2022

by  |  12-11-2022 ~ 4 Comments

A bluntly-curated selection of absolutely random recent bits from around the wine and drink world served up "mostly fresh" for your enjoyment. If you ever thought, "I really... more »

The wines of Oltrepò Pavese 2022

by  |  09-11-2022

On the flight to Milan, I was rolling the name, “Oltrepò Pavese”, around in my head. The Pavese bit made plenty of sense as this is a wine... more »

News from the OIV

by  |  07-11-2022

Due to all things pandemic (yeah, it's still here...) the International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV) had canceled its annual congress for two years. Now in 2022,... more »