My aim with the Winehog is unchanged, but I have for some time wanted a stronger focus on the hedonistic pleasure and simple enjoyment of drinking Burgundies. I have therefore adjusted my mission statement: "My mission is to help readers find more … [Read more...] about The new Winehog rating system – vins d’émotion
20 years with La Paulée de New York .. certainly worth a celebration. To be honest its always worth celebrating Burgundy - and Daniel Johnnes have assembled a very impressive group of vignerons to join the Paulée 2020. Certainly worth a detour as … [Read more...] about Announcing the 20th celebration of La Paulée de New York – March 4-7, 2020
I have for many years followed German wines - and especially the Mosel valley has had a stronghold in my heart. Yes, even hogs and journalists have one. In recent years this interest have been revived, as I find some of the new drier wines from … [Read more...] about Kirsten to Liebieg
Weingüter Wegeler is one of the proud owners of the unique Bernkasteler Doctor vineyard in Mosel. Wegeler each year produce a lineup of spectacular wines from this fine and very mineralic vineyard located just above the village of … [Read more...] about A rare and special Bernkasteler Doctor TBA 1959
The Burgundy harvest is always tricky, and predicting the start of harvest is difficult, as there is a significant variation in timing amongst the growers. According to my sources – different ones – harvest for most is likely to start around … [Read more...] about Expected harvest dates..
Now we have the label for the exciting new estate in Meursault - Marthe Henry Boillot - just from the printer. I visited Marthe for the first time in June 2018 and have actually been waiting to see the label - that will present and sell these … [Read more...] about Label for Marthe Henry Boillot
I have now started to review the incoming wines on Winehog, and to my great pleasure the quality of the wines received for tasting is actually surprisingly good. First very pleasent surprise was from VINS DIVINS - Export agent in BEAUNE. Cara and … [Read more...] about New wines … a lovely experience … Wines for sampling
This week marked a milestone for me as Burgundy writer, as the sale of Domaine Dublère sort of concluded an "era" of my Burgundian history. I always enjoyed the wines of Blair Pethel, and while they were not from famous grand cru vineyards - aside … [Read more...] about In faith and expectations – Winehog ponderings