The Morning Claret

Simon J Woolf & Friends on Wild and Wonderful Wines

Month: July 2018

Vodopivec Vitovska 2014
4 minute read

Vodopivec, a perfect expression of Vitovska

“The first problem for wine producers is not oedium, it’s ego”, states Paolo Vodopivec disarmingly. He concludes “I don’t want my ego in my wines”. Simon discoves what this means, and why Vodopivec hates being associated with the orange wine scene.

Biohof Herrgott - Sofrei Gelb 2015
3 minute read

Herrgott’s orange beauty – Sofrei Gelb

Every week, Simon selects an orange wine (a white wine made with extended skin contact) that grabbed his attention. View the whole series here. Christian Strohmeier isn’t directly related to the rather more well known Franz Strohmeier but just to add to the confusion, Read more