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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 »

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 »
Map of new Cava zones, DO Cava

Spanish wine DO overs?

by  |  21-06-2021

Various news outlets have been circulating the new changes to DO Cava recently that are mainly about the application of subzone names and a change to the grouping of aging tiers. Why are they circulating... more » Various news outlets have been circulating the new changes to DO Cava... more »

Cul de Cuvée 19-06-2021

by  |  19-06-2021

A bluntly-curated selection of absolutely random recent bits from around the wine and drink world. Wand This Just in time for whatever time of year it is that you need to buy a wine gadget... more » A bluntly-curated selection of absolutely random recent bits from around the wine... more »

The state of DO Calatayud 2021

by  |  16-06-2021

My first encounter with DO Calatayud was picking up a wine over 15 years ago at a shop in San Francisco, thinking that it was from Catalunya. I don’t know how many people may have... more » My first encounter with DO Calatayud was picking up a wine over... more »