The Morning Claret
Simon J Woolf & Friends on Wild and Wonderful Wines
Why is it so difficult to talk about natural wine in Burgundy? Simon explores the increasingly blurred line between classical and natural techniques in the region.
Originally published February 2023 in Issue 3 of Fondata magazine.
Simon reports on a superb evening tasting Southern Italian wines and pairing them with delicious food from their home regions.
Simon asks why winemakers are still obsessed with putting wine in oak. Or are they? Originally published in Noble Rot issue 30.
Simon chooses 10 wines that surprised and delighted him in 2022.
Tasting Romanian natural wines with the owner of one of the largest wineries in Romania – Philip Cox – might seem like an odd choice for Simon. But this meeting of two very different minds ended up being enjoyable and educational for both of us.
The story of an incredible and unexpected lunch which took in a complete summary of Guilio Armani’s Denavolo wines. Originally published as “Dina is served” in Noble Rot issue 29.