Originally a native Californian, Miquel started the Vinologue wine book series in 2007 and has been based in Priorat since 2014. He regularly writes about Catalan wine for various publications (including Decanter, World of Fine Wine, & Harpers), leads tastings, and works the harvest.

The only wine writer and Certified Sommelier in all of Spain to offer tours, Miquel’s certification is via the internationally-recognized Court of Master Sommeliers. He also holds the Certified Sherry Educator and Certified Cava Educator diplomas, given by their respective Denomination of Origin organizations.

He judges professionally at international wine competitions including the Decanter Awards and was the recipient of the Fortnum & Mason Best Drink Writer for 2017 as well as the 2016 Geoffrey Roberts Award.

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Miquel is responsible for the Priorat, Montsant, and Girona / Costa Brava tours.