Hannah has the essential tips for you if you’re a wine professional and you want to keep body and soul together at La Dive Bouteille and its spin-off wine fairs in the Loire this winter.
Simon hates bad glassware, and does not understand why it’s so prevalent at natural wine venues.
Want a job working for an up-and-coming winery located somewhere in France? Hannah Fuellenkemper has the most amazing opportunity for you…. possibly.
A brief report on RAW Fair Berlin 2021, which went ahead despite the odds stacked against it. A small crisis with a missing shipment of Georgian wine was also resolved swiftly on the day.
Did you ever wonder why French winemakers never reply to your email? Hannah has the answer, explained from the winemaker’s point of view.
Simon reports back from the 2021 edition of Simplesmente Vinho, Portugal’s most exciting celebration of artisan growers, natural and organic Portuguese wines.
Hannah thinks she’s opened some kind of portal by calling up memories of 2020’s four most momentous wines. And we’re not going argue!
Why you should choose organic, biodynamic and natural wines, as a response to the terrible events of 2020 and the pandemic. And just to inspire you, Simon selects five discoveries made in 2020 that put a big smile on his face and made him refill his glass.
The Grafenegg tasting of the Danube’s top wines is one of the highlights of the tasting year. Yet sometimes the wines can show a frustrating uniformity. Simon investigates why this is.
Hannah starts to get cold feet as she starts her sixth year of harvesting – this time with a proper cellar and all!