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




Thursday, 9 February 2012

2012 Salon des Vins de Loire: a few more portraits

 André Figeat, Domaine André and Edmond Figeat, Pouilly-Fumé




 Christophe Baudry, Maire of Cravant-les-Coteaux + Baudry-Dutour:
"Look Barack, I'm sorry I'm going to have to call off now – 
I'm at the Loire wine fair and am really busy!"




 Egmont Labadie, journalist and author  



 Gérard Pelletier, owner of the restaurant Le Relais, where Les 5 du Vin celebrated their 2nd anniversary (7th February 2011)



 Marc Vanhellemont (Les 5 du Vin): "I hope I've got this up the right way!"


Gilbert Bossard, Domaine Basse Ville, Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine
 Thierry Delaunay, Domaine Joël Delaunay (Touraine) 

Thierry Merlet, winemaker for and consultant to Domaine de Villebois (Touraine)




Antoine Sanzay, Saumur and Saumur-Champigny


Scarlet fone and Miss Vicky Wine 

2 comments:

mark gibson said...

Nice to see Antoine Sanzay - I was lucky enough to be turned on to his excellent reds this summer!

Jim Budd said...

Thanks Mark. His Saumur whites are worth trying.