Hailstorm damage report


On June 28th Burgundy was again hit by a serious hailstorm. It's still difficult to evaluatete and assess the damage in the Burgundian vineyards after the terrible hailstorm - but here is a short overview. Photo: Caroline Parant Gros … [Read more...]

Hail storm hits Burgundy … again


For the third year in a row powerful and devastating hailstorms have hit Burgundy. Most of the appellations were hit this time ... but so far reports indicate some damage in parts of Cote de Nuits - while the losses seem to be very serious in parts … [Read more...]

Winehog Budget Burgs below 40€


Normally I don't focus on price when I review a wine - price quality ratio is in my view nothing rewarding to consider when we are talking a complex products like Burgundies. As always the last 10% of quality will cost you a fortune - and the low … [Read more...]

Hail and rainstorm in Burgundy


The southern Burgundy was yesterday - july 23rd - hit by a terrible hail and rainstorm. Photo is taken by Caroline Parant Gros near Pommard Once more it was the appelations in Cote de Beaune that was badly affected by the weather. The vignerons on … [Read more...]

Two years with Winehog.org

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...]

Happy New Year 2012/2013


Thanks for all the support and all the visits in 2012. Special thanks to all the helpfull and friendly producers in Burgundy - without this hospitality and the tastings from cask, there would be no winehog.org. The producer visits in 2012: Happy … [Read more...]

Hospices de Beaune 2012 – Price Galore!


The Hospices de Beaune 2012 auction held on November 18th really confirmed the very high demand for Burgundy wines - especially the Grand Crus. On this years auction they offered 407 barrels of red and 111 barrels of whites - and the sale totalled … [Read more...]

Join WineHog.org on Facebook

Facebook is a good place to meet wine friends from all over the world. Winehog is active in the different facebook groups and we have our own Facebook page, where you can follow all our new posts without having to visit winehog.org. Support our … [Read more...]

Echezeaux – Grand cru standard?


Echézeaux is one of the largest grands crus of the whole Côte d'Or. It’s divided into a number of plots or climats the vineyard, located around the smaller Grands-Echézeaux. I have tasted some very good bottles of Echezeaux, but also some very … [Read more...]

Welcome to WineHog.org

We are currently expanding WineHog.org, and we still need to do a lot of work, before the site is matching our own expectations. You are very welcome to browse the site, and our wine ratings. We will over time ad much more new and older ratings, … [Read more...]