Author Archives: Caroline Henry

About Caroline Henry

Caroline is a wine writer, wine marketing and communication consultant as well as a certified sommelier. She is a member of the Circle of Wine Writers and is currently living in Champagne.

Henri Krug :the passing of a Champenois visionary

Henri Krug

Last Thursday, 7 March, Henri Krug lost his battle against cancer in Reims. Often described as a man of the vine and wine, he was the 5th generation winemaker at Champagne Krug. He joined the company in 1962 and took … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Grenache

Grenaches du Monde

On January 24th, the first International Grenache Competition – Grenaches du Monde- took place in Perpignan. 80 wine professionals of various international backgrounds travelled to the South of France to participate in the judging of the 364 wine samples. Wines … Continue reading

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#WBIS – Belgium’s first Wine Business Innovation Summit

In just under a week, next Saturday to be precise, Brussels will host the first Wine Business Innovation Summit. #WBIS aims to stimulate innovation and new approaches to growth and communication in the wine industry. The first hurdle was crossed … Continue reading

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Organic wine farming in Bordeaux

Organic vineyard of Joel Duffau at Lamothe du Barry

It seems like ages ago now but in the heat of the summer I took a trip down to Bordeaux with fellow wine writer, Simon Woolf of the The Morning Claret, to try and learn a little more about organic … Continue reading

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A different take on sweet wine

Sweet wine in a different light!

About a month ago I attended two sweet wine tastings in a row and I was surprised by the versatility of “sweeter” wines either as a cocktail base or as food wines. I have to admit to a little prejudice … Continue reading

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