Category Archives: The Wine Society

Hungary’s indigenous grapes

From a masterclass I led last week at SITT in London.   http://www.harpers.co.uk/news/fullstory.php/aid/23205/Plotting_the_indigenous_jewels_on_Hungary_92s_wine_map.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=e-mail&utm_campaign=Harpers%2Bnewsletter%2BIssue%2B293 Advertisements

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Hiding its light under a rock

Latest piece on 2018’s most exciting wine destination – Hungary, written for The Wine Society.  https://www.thewinesociety.com/guides-wine-regions-hungary-2018?utm_source=list&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest_news_20180202&utm_content=cta_link3_b&LogValue=http://content.email.thewinesociety.com/?TDXnKKPCJu8JjCJBM6DyD2gLnHkENRatT&

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A Bit of a Headache

My attempt to explain some of the little we actually know about why drinking too much causes a hangover. Written for The Wine Society blog https://www.thewinesociety.com/guides-winemaking-headaches?utm_source=list&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest_news_20171014&utm_content=cta_link2_b&LogValue=http%3A%2F%2Fcontent.email.thewinesociety.com%2F%3FTDeaKLdgZsmDZfGU47QRD2gTYpWnNiatT

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Think Pink

Some thoughts on the rise of serious rosé and the options for making wine pink, written for the Wine Society blog. http://www.thewinesociety.com/guides-winemaking-drink-pink?utm_source=list&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest_news_20170811&utm_content=cta_link2_b&LogValue=http://content.email.thewinesociety.com/?IDQa.8xgZrPdWfJ3x7qyxOwTYpkENiatI&

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A Lot of Bottle

A look at some of the technical reasons behind the enduring reign of glass in the wine world.  For The Wine Society blog http://www.thewinesociety.com/wwn-thoughts-bottles?utm_source=list&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest_news_20170610&utm_content=cta_link5_b&LogValue=http://content.email.thewinesociety.com/?T6QnC8dgsuzGuuacM7QyDOgTYHkEpRatT&

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Prosecco and the Long Shadow of Lambrusco

A few thoughts on lessons parallels between Prosecco and Lambrusco for The Wine Society blog. http://www.thewinesociety.com/opinion

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A Whiter Shade of Pale

Another science-heavy piece looking at how aromas and flavours in wine appear and how they change as wine ages.  The focus here is mainly on whites because that’s where the research has largely been done to date. http://www.thewinesociety.com/guides-winemaking-how-wines-age-whites  

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