The Morning Claret

Simon J Woolf & Friends on Wild and Wonderful Wines

Orange Wine

Edvard Reya
7 minute read

Five up-and-coming Slovenian winemakers

Simon profiles five up-and-coming Slovenian winemakers, from four different regions – Emeran Reja from Brda, Fedora from Vipava, Polič from Istra plus Matic & Keltis from Štajerska.

WSET student tasting an orange wine
7 minute read

Orange wine on the WSET Diploma syllabus, but…

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.

Casè labels
3 minute read

Cosi Casè – a capricious Malvasia di Candia

Every week, Simon selects an orange wine (a white wine made with extended skin contact) that grabbed his attention. View the whole series here. When I first discovered the macerated monolith that is La Stoppa’s Ageno, I made the assumption that it was Read more