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1997: Le Prix du Champagne Lanson Noble Cuvée Award for investigations into Champagne for the Millennium investment scams

2001: Le Prix Champagne Lanson Ivory Award for

2011: Vindic d'Or MMXI – 'Meilleur blog anti-1855'

2011: Robert M. Parker, Jnr: ‘This blogger...’:

2012: Born Digital Wine Awards: No Pay No Jay – best investigative wine story

2012: International Wine Challenge – Personality of the Year Award

Saturday, 3 September 2011

Sancerre: views 30th August 2011

Looking down Les Monts Damnés to Chavignol: Sancerre's steepest slopes – in parts a rival to the Mosel but on a much smaller scale

Les Monts Damnés and Chavignol

Light and shade: Chavignol and over to Amigny

Down to Chavignol

Patterns of vines down Les MD

East along Les MD towards Sancerre

Looking west along Les MD
Vines mainly on the caillottes between Chavignol (right) and Amigny (left) with Grand Côte in background (?)

From Sancerre towards Verdigny

Across the vineyards of Verdigny and Sury-en-Vaux with nuclear power station near Cosne in background

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