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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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El Escocés Volante – Flying around Calatayud

by  |  02-08-2021

I’ve never lacked for wine on the table when in the presence of Norrel Robertson. Whether while it’s having post-judging drinks after a wine competition in Madrid or a Master of Wine seminar in Rioja,... more » I’ve never lacked for wine on the table when in the presence... more »

11 White Priorat wines to know right now

by  |  29-07-2021

DOQ Priorat is known if not outright famed for its red wines. There’s good reason for that given that they’re some of the highest-scoring wines in all of Spain. But, the whites shouldn’t be overlooked... more » DOQ Priorat is known if not outright famed for its red wines.... more »

A look inside l’Enclòs de Peralba

by  |  26-07-2021

Roc Gramona is only 27, but he holds an innate curiosity about the wine world. Since finishing enology studies, he’s had a very busy life to date, working harvests around the world including: Portugal, Napa,... more » Roc Gramona is only 27, but he holds an innate curiosity about... more »

Cul de Cuvée 24-07-2021

by  |  24-07-2021

A bluntly-curated selection of absolutely random recent bits from around the wine and drink world. Red wine good, veeeeery good In a less-than-sufficiently-circulated article, a doctor in Catalunya has discovered that red wine (in moderation)... more » A bluntly-curated selection of absolutely random recent bits from around the wine... more »

Villota, a bend in the river

by  |  22-07-2021

Laserna, Álava, at the border of Basque Country and La Rioja doesn’t offer terribly much in terms of sights. A main road narrowly winds its way through the few houses of the village, the old... more » Laserna, Álava, at the border of Basque Country and La Rioja doesn’t... more »

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 »