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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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A book review of “Wine for Normal People”

by  |  18-01-2021

Writing an introductory text on wine is no small feat. A book that takes someone from, "Sure, I like wine, top me off!" to "Lemme breakdown the Médoc for you." is a journey spanning two... more » Writing an introductory text on wine is no small feat. A book... more »

Historic snowstorm in Priorat destroys majority of emblematic cellar Vall Llach

by  |  10-01-2021

While most Spanish and international news reports have focused on the historically high snow fall in and around Madrid, other parts of the country have been hit hard by snow as well for the last... more » While most Spanish and international news reports have focused on the historically... more »

In The Glass: El Coto – Crianza 2016

by  |  09-01-2021

As has been made very clear, while we may have left 2020 behind us, 2021, the impending “Year of the Ox” on the Chinese calendar, isn’t really going to be that much different, at least... more » As has been made very clear, while we may have left 2020... more »

Wine Instagram 2020, a window into drinking widely

by  |  04-01-2021 ~ 2 Comments

"Well, it tastes good to me..." I don't know who I'm borrowing this from as others have said it prior to me in that if you want to learn about wine, drink a different wine,... more » "Well, it tastes good to me..." I don't know who I'm borrowing... more »

In The Glass: Sugrue – The Trouble with Dreams 2010

by  |  30-12-2020

Let’s just take a moment, inhale deeply and envision the spring of 2016. I don’t work at Facebook, so I don’t know where you were, but I remember very well where I was. It was... more » Let’s just take a moment, inhale deeply and envision the spring of... more »

Tasting Costers del Segre, of altitude

by  |  28-12-2020

For any wine drinker living outside Spain, or really outside of Catalunya even, DO Costers del Segre will be a bit of an unknown. Deep in the interior and fully contained with the province of... more » For any wine drinker living outside Spain, or really outside of Catalunya... more »

A sparkling stalwart: Segura Viudas

by  |  23-12-2020

The wines of Segura Viudas have consistently delivered in terms of quality for price for some time. The winery itself is a historic estate that I’ve been to in the past and been duly impressed... more » The wines of Segura Viudas have consistently delivered in terms of quality... more »

Coravin Model Five/Six vs the Model Two

by  |  21-12-2020 ~ 2 Comments

I've been using the Coravin system profusely for a few years now. While I don't own a wine bar or a winery (two of the best use cases), it serves me exceedingly well to taste... more » I've been using the Coravin system profusely for a few years now.... more »

A book review of “On Bordeaux”

by  |  18-12-2020

If there is one abusive phrase towards literature above all others it's, "Don't judge a book by its cover". Thankfully, when it comes to the new book, On Bordeaux, I would say that you can... more » If there is one abusive phrase towards literature above all others it's,... more »

Best Catalan wines of 2020

by  |  14-12-2020 ~ 2 Comments

Versió catalana Despite the lunacy of this never-ending 2020 from hell and the cancellation of a slate of events I was to attend, I did manage to taste a lot of wines from various regions... more » Versió catalana Despite the lunacy of this never-ending 2020 from hell and... more »