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In The Glass: Álvaro Palacios Les Terrasses 2019

by  |  19-07-2021

When I did the first round of research for the Vinologue Priorat book back in 2012, I did everything I could to taste every wine produced in DOQ Priorat at the time. Some required a... more » When I did the first round of research for the Vinologue Priorat... more »

A book review of “Beyond Grapes”

by  |  16-07-2021 ~ 2 Comments

A friend of mine likes to keep his winery staff on their toes during harvest and so he plans little oddball side projects in addition to the main winemaking. One year, they made some ancestral... more » A friend of mine likes to keep his winery staff on their... more »

10 wines from Terra Alta to know right now

by  |  12-07-2021

As was shown in the recent DO Terra Alta report, this is a region not lacking in diversity nor quality. They make a great many styles of wines with an equal balance of excellent red... more » As was shown in the recent DO Terra Alta report, this is... more »

Cul de Cuvée 10-07-2020

by  |  10-07-2021

A bluntly-curated selection of absolutely random recent bits from around the wine and drink world. The hottest photos Tired of putting what you think are your best photos out there, only to see few likes... more » A bluntly-curated selection of absolutely random recent bits from around the wine... more »

The state of DOQ Priorat in 2021

by  |  05-07-2021

Since last year’s report, a lot has happened within the bounds of Catalunya’s DOQ Priorat leading up to this Tasting Report released today that includes over 200 rated wines. Yes, there’s still a pandemic to... more » Since last year’s report, a lot has happened within the bounds of... more »

In The Glass: Rough Day Rosé 2020

by  |  02-07-2021

And now for something a bit different: Bulgarian wine! And… yet the same: rosé! I think Fake Booze did an exceptionally tight take down on how banal writing about drinks during the summer can be... more » And now for something a bit different: Bulgarian wine! And… yet the... more »

Wines outside the lines: Bodegas Frontonio

by  |  30-06-2021

Alpartir, Spain isn’t a destination on any wine map of the country. Even in a non-wine context, I’d never heard a whisper of the place before. While it’s about 10km south of a larger town... more » Alpartir, Spain isn’t a destination on any wine map of the country.... more »

A review of “Vignes dans le rouge”

by  |  28-06-2021 ~ 2 Comments

I recently had the pleasure of viewing the new documentary, Vignes dans le rouge at this year's Most Festival--one of, if not the only film festival in the world dedicated to films about wine. "Vignes... more » I recently had the pleasure of viewing the new documentary, Vignes dans... more »

The mightiness of Mencía

by  |  23-06-2021

For the June, 2021 edition of wine magazine World of Fine Wine, I’m happy to have contributed an extensive profile of the Spanish grape variety, Mencía. For those unfamiliar with this publication, it’s an impressive... more » For the June, 2021 edition of wine magazine World of Fine Wine,... more »
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Housecleaning on Hudin.com

by  |  22-06-2021

Greetings, we wanted to quickly check in with our readers and make sure that you're receiving new articles in the way that suits you best. The RSS Feed It's most important that those using an... more » Greetings, we wanted to quickly check in with our readers and make... more »