Simon is an award-winning English wine and food writer, currently based in Amsterdam. He writes mostly, but not exclusively about organic, biodynamic and natural wines.
Wine has been a passion for the last 15 years. Originally he just drunk the stuff, then started studying, and finally got the urge to communicate in 2011, starting with his blog www.themorningclaret.com.
Simon also writes for timatkin.com, and contributes regularly to Decanter magazine.
When it comes to 21st century microbrewers, I have a certain image in my head, probably heavily based around the world's most famous “Gypsy brewer” Mikkel Borg Bjergsø. Hailing from Scandinavia and sporting a r...
Tasting somewhere north of 1,000 wines a year means that inevitably some very good bottles get overlooked. This is a quick round up of some gems I encountered last year, and failed to adequately report.