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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Spanish wine in numbers

by  |  03-02-2023

When writing about why the wines of Spain have lacked fame, I made mention that for 2021, Spain produced the second-largest amount of wine in the world of... more »

The wines of Terrasses du Larzac 2023

by  |  31-01-2023

I’ve wanted to do a full, region-wide tasting of the Terrasses du Larzac appellation in the Languedoc region of Southern France for quite some time. Officially approved only... more »

Terrasses du Larzac without the appellation

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Given Languedoc's size and lack of truly finite appellations, it's curious how many wineries will use various levels of classification to place their wines as they have the... more »

Cul de Cuvée 28-01-2023

by  |  28-01-2023

A bluntly-curated selection of absolutely random bits from around the world of drink. Always served up "mostly fresh" for your enjoyment. The greatest threat for our time (at... more »

Alicia i Josep Viticultors: Tentiber – Vi de Paratge 2019

by  |  26-01-2023

I was recently asked by a colleague, “Do you ever get tired of drinking Priorat wines?” My face must have gone some form of a ghastly confusion as... more »

The leopard’s spots of Reserva de la Tierra

by  |  25-01-2023 ~ 4 Comments

It was back in October of 2021 when the story broke about massive fraud having been perpetrated by Spanish company, Reserva de la Tierra which is based in... more »

In The Glass: Château de Gragnos – Lou Daro 2021

by  |  23-01-2023

While not Burgundy, Languedoc is one of the more complex regions in Southern France what with about 25 appellations covering its lands. Given that it’s about 140km long,... more »

Why no fame for the wines of Spain?

by  |  18-01-2023 ~ 14 Comments

A few months ago, a wine educator in Texas wrote to me asking who is "influential" in Spanish wine along the lines of writers and educators. Liking a... more »

Understanding DO Almansa through Piqueras

by  |  16-01-2023

I’m a rather big fan of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver as, amongst many repeating bits within the LWT canon, there are the forceful geography lessons. He’ll... more »

Viladomat-Aragó, a new take on organic Penedès whites

by  |  12-01-2023

The Penedès region is as vast as it is small. Bisected by an ugly gash that is the AP-7 highway, there are more than 30,000ha of vineyards spread... more »