Simon hates bad glassware, and does not understand why it’s so prevalent at natural wine venues.
Did you ever wonder why French winemakers never reply to your email? Hannah has the answer, explained from the winemaker’s point of view.
I first met Ryan Opaz in 2011 when I attended the European Wine Blogger’s Conference in Brescia, Italy. Ryan had been organising the conference, together with his wife Gabriella and colleague Robert Macintosh since 2008. As a very green wine Read more
Hannah starts to get cold feet as she starts her sixth year of harvesting – this time with a proper cellar and all!
Hannah outlines why vineyard work can be incredibly divorced from the end product, and has some suggestions on how it can be rehumanised
Simon celebrates the news that the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has finally added orange wine to the Diploma syllabus in 2019. But he has misgivings about the course material.
Simon reminisces about a special visit to Alaverdi Monastery, and how he finally proved just how well Alaverdi Monastery Kisi 2010 can age.
Simon reviews Soellner Irden Roter Veltliner, a charming and deft orange wine from Wagram, Austria. And we introduce a special offer for Morning Claret readers!
Hannah continues her winemaking adventures, but as she enters the 8th week of pruning in Beaujoalis, starts to suffer from increasing doubt about whether she’s made the right choice in life.
Simon discovers Chile’s ancient pipeño tradition – a South American orange wine style – and one of its modern-day champions, Roberto Henriquez