Spotlight

Suertes del Marques, Vidonia 2014
The other day I organized an introductory tasting on the wines of the Canary Islands. In the past, I had the opportunity to acquaint myself with the wines of what
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Domaine Huet, Clos de Bourg demi-sec 2001
Looking back at my short but intense stay in the Loire region, I realized that I haven’t talked enough about Chenin Blanc, despite my love for it. Only one wine
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Loire Tripping 2017 – The Salon & La Levée
Finally, my impressions from a day at the Salon des Vins de Loire. Contrary to last year, I only attended on Tuesday, due to the Salon changing its calendar and
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Loire tripping 2017 – Dive Bouteille
Dive is the type of chaos with a flair that only the French know how to do right. Get annoyed at the lack of navettes between the Saumur station and
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Loire tripping 2017 – la Renaissance des Appellations
Just like last year, it is Loire tripping time. Three days, three events, three impressions. First up, La Renaissance des Appellations aka checking if the biodynamic fire still burns in
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Domaine Dupasquier, Roussette de Marestel 2012
Continuing with regions in France that I do not remember too fondly from gazing at them while studying, the Savoie! It was basically the Sud-Ouest all over again, albeit on
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Domaine Plageoles, Vin de Voile 2000
A return to winegeek territory! During my studies, the Sud-Ouest was without a doubt the most frustrating region to get a grip on. The diversity in appellations and varieties as
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HM Borges – 20 year old Verdelho
A wine blogger’s end-of-year post has a certain predictability to it: either it looks back on the best bottles drunk in the year that has come to pass (often with
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The joys of a Burgundy club
Note: Linkedin has kindly informed me that it has been two years since I started blogging with The Wine Analyst. Given that more people congratulated me on this anniversary than
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