Time really flies ... and it's now exactly two years since I launched Winehog.org in Juliy 2011. During these 24 month I realized that blogging about fine wine is quite challenging at times - but fortunately also very rewarding and a lot of fun.I … [Read more...] about Two years with Winehog.org
Bouchard Pere et Fils and for that matter other of the large houses in Beaune have over the recent years really improved quality. They have moved from mass production towards quality that can rival some of the better producers in the different … [Read more...] about Bouchard Pere et Fils – improving quality
Dugat-Py in Gevrey-Chambertin is in many ways a quite extreme producer, with very concentrated and intense wines. Some really adore his style, while others dislike the quite extracted wines he makes. While the level of extraction have been reduced … [Read more...] about In the Glass – Dugat-Py matured!
When I began tasting wines back in the late 1980s Alsace was one of my first focus areas, and I was even on a tour to Alsace to taste wines from a few selected producers. Then I fell in love with the Mosel wines - and that sort of ended my romance … [Read more...] about In the Glass – Alsace seen from a different perspective
Natural wines are very popular in Denmark, and the use of SO2 in the vinification have become very controversial among certain groups of winos. In my view this hysteria have given us a lot of very poor so called natural wines - many of them are … [Read more...] about Philippe Pacalet – ageing potential of low SO2 wines
Dominique Lafon is one of the iconic winemakers in Burgundy - known for his excellent white Burgundies and to some degree also for his fine reds from Volnay and Monthelie. Dominique is a quite rare guest in Copenhagen, and the Danish importer of … [Read more...] about Tasting of Comte Lafon Volnays 1997, 2002 and 2004
I taste a lot of different wines from all over the world - and normally only wines from Burgundy, Champagne, Mosel and Bordeaux are mentioned on the blog. There are however no rules without exceptions and these Alsacian Pinot Noirs from Chile … [Read more...] about In The Glass – Alsacian Pinot Noir from Chile
I used to be slightly ambivalent about the big houses in Burgundy .... in some sense it's tremendously impressive they can produce an almost infinite number of bottles each year and still maintain a high quality, on the other hand one sometimes feels … [Read more...] about Tasting of Bouchard Pere et Fils 2011