During my latest visit in Burgundy in mid November 2018 I encountered the apparently already legendary 2018 Burgundy vintage. Actually the talk and tales about this mighty vintage had already preceded the vintage - and expressions like "A vintage … [Read more...] about To love and adore – or to admire and behold
It has been brought to my attention that other publications, some from rather large countries located in Asia, are presumably gaining a lot of "influence" from the Winehog publication. Some are apparently using content elements, maps and photos, … [Read more...] about Fraudulent publications and Winehog copies
Two weeks ago I was in Burgundy with a good friend .. tasting a few wines and visiting a bunch of fine producers. I rarely publish photos from the trip - it is after all - all about the wine! But here are a few ... from a lovely trip. Rue … [Read more...] about A few photos from Burgundy
Back in Burgundy for a serie of tastings of the 2017 and a bit of the 2018. The 2017s confirmered that they are pretty wines, and while some yields are on the high side, most wines are delightful and rather classical - and relatively lightfooted … [Read more...] about Burgundy November 2018 .. status
As I wrote the alcohol levels are not only starting to climb, they are also starting to become a serious problem - see full article. 2018 is a rather hot year, and while some harvested early some perhaps harvested relatively late - without having … [Read more...] about What to look for in 2018 Burgundy … it’s the week!
Looking at the world prices on top Burgundies the prices still seem to rise for the top end qualities and brands. This does make me wonder if the term "Money is no option" does apply to the best red and white Burgundies. The legendary … [Read more...] about Money is no object!
Recently I tasted a great - semi-aged Burgundy - the mighty Domaine Georges Roumier Bonnes Mares 1999. Indeed a big and intense wine - that has reached the initial stage of maturity. Yet quite far from full maturity, but now shedding it's youthful … [Read more...] about Great wines and the density of these – what to buy now!
The trends and tendencies are moving toward quick or instant gratification and consumption. Fast food, instant coffee ... and few seems to have the time to wait for the sublime experience ... A lot of this is contemplated openly by choice; wines … [Read more...] about Instant Coffee, Instant Wine, Instant Burgs?