Awards and citations:


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 investdrinks.org

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, 1 October 2011

Epeigné-les-Bois: Repas des anciens 1er octobre 2011

Michel Mergot, maire d'Epeigné-les-Bois, brief welcome speech

Every year in early October le Conseil d'administration of Epeigné-les-Bois provides a a five course lunch for residents aged 65 and above.  


Menu


See details@end of post




Santé

Santé encore!



Santé Dominique!



Santé à tous!


Chef Olivier in the kitchen 

Mark Robertson plating up the dessert 

2009 Côt AC Touraine, Jean-Claude Legrand

Le Clos Mabille, Domaine de la Grange, Bruno Curassier





Menu

Marguisette

Velouté d'asperges et ses pointes vertes

Aile de raie au beurre des càpres

Ecrasée de pommes de terre

Fricassé de canard aux herbes de garrigue

Fromages et salade

Poire pochée, glace cannelle et son millefeuille de pain d'épices

Café et liqueurs

2 comments:

Brett said...

Delightful post - thanks. I hope you enjoyed your meal, M. 3ème age...

Jim Budd said...

Brett. Thanks. Actually I don't qualify. I attended in a professional capacity in the time-honoured phrase 'made my excuses and left'.

I gather the meal, which started at noon continued until nearly 6pm.