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Monty Waldin
Writing & broadcasting about organic & biodynamic wine before it became fashionable. Hosts the Italian Wine Podcast.
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Monty Waldin Sep 17
Johnson on 'Brexit Deal': "I can see the shape of it...." Shame we can't. We have have though now moved from the Faragistes to the Miragistes....
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Andy Coates Sep 16
Replying to @JenniferMerode
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Monty Waldin Sep 13
Serene interview with a serene guy about what was then a serene place, Hong Kong, until the teargas shit hit the Made in China fan...
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Monty Waldin Sep 11
Hong Kong: Growing interest in wine, & growing interest in unrest too, and good on them for it, for supporting democracy.
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Monty Waldin Sep 10
The Economist on Boris Johnson: 'His flailing performance before mps this week [was] like an undergraduate bluffing his way through a viva, he was found out.' This IMHO is too kind. As Dom Grieve (ex-Attorney Gen) said: 'BJ is a Charlatan'. Leavers, he is all yours.
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Italian Wine Podcast Sep 10
Learn more about 🍒 -s in the area & discover Cantina Santi’s & ! Tune in to episode 228 with winery manager Cristian Ridolfi and 👉
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Monty Waldin Sep 7
Replying to @megmaker
A premium Biodynamic North Coast vineyard I used to work for is now a Biodynamic cannabis farm. The latter is way more profitable, but how it’s advertising budget gets spent now as opposed to then ain’t the same.
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Monty Waldin Sep 6
Just wrote my 1st article for on marriage, truffles & possible kerfuffles in Montalcino where the same idiots as last time are trying again to take over the asylum This time via a Montalcino DOC for foreign grapes eg Merlot. A how to dilute your brand equity 101.
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Monty Waldin Sep 6
Son given homework question: On the skating rink there are 12 children. Some are 5 years old, and others are 6 years old. Their combined total age is 64. How many kids are 5 and how many are 6? Arthur’s answer: “Ask them."
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Monty Waldin Sep 6
‘The Tory episiotomy on Europe went septic this week as Boris Johnson expelled 21 MPs, including 2 former chancellors & his hero Winston Churchill’s grandson; lost his own brother in a tale we’ll call Cain and Far More Able.’ in the
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James Melville Sep 6
Brexit is a bit like the crew members of the Titanic deciding, by a vote of 52%-48%, that the iceberg must get out of the way.
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Monty Waldin Sep 5
Replying to @hernehillandy
We will be fine. Our great PM was born Stateside. BJ has Donald on speed dial. Both use the same brand of bleach on their hair as the US broiler chickens get. It’s synergyntastic!
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Monty Waldin Sep 4
His only rival for that crown would be his late father but at least he wore boxer shorts. His son prefers ladyz’ smalls, hence the need to stretch loins when wearing a tanga thong....(St George logo).
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Brexitshambles Sep 4
MUST WATCH - Johnson’s administration horrendously exposed by Chris Patten: “After the prorogation we see the organized filibustering to frustrate the Benn no deal bill. This is not Conservatism, this is English Nationalism, with a nasty bit provided by Dominic Cummings…”
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Monty Waldin Sep 4
Stanford sexual assault: Chanel Miller reveals her identity. ‘You don't know me, but you've been inside me, and that's why we're here today."
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Monty Waldin Sep 4
Replying to @BazzieSmith
Election success is no longer about hearts & minds but what an algorithm finds. My algorithm says people like could end up in jail.
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Monty Waldin Sep 3
She blind tastes like a punter, a winemaker, & MW all in one so she gives three angles, all ego-free = a delight to have on a tasting panel, consistent & fair too.
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Speedy Sep 3
This is the contempt this twat has for us the paying public , if this was anyone working for him, they would be sacked what are you going to do about this, formal complaint, do not pay this man
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Monty Waldin Sep 3
The beginning of the end of conventional farming? If it is no longer either cheap, safe, shareholder-proof or above the law it is fucked. Future: GMO and auto-mechanized v organic with human input and a social, more local dimension.
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Monty Waldin Sep 3
Dr Ian D’Agata’s latest tome just arrived, a deep dive into the terroir within the terroir that is Italian wine. His geological time line is worth the ticket alone.
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