Colin Hay

Decanter Magazine, Wine Writer

Colin Hay is a professor of political science and economy at Sciences Po in Paris, with a special interest in the Place de Bordeaux. He wrote a buying guide for Decanter, considering the different ways of approaching en primeur purchasing. Aside from Decanter, he has contributed to The Drinks Business and he wrote a paper for the Socio-Economic Review, Volume 8, October 2010 – titled, ‘The political economy of price and status formation in the Bordeaux en primeur market: the role of wine critics as rating agencies’.