Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Campogate: no Pay no Jay: shortlisted for 2012 Born Digital Awards
Pancho Campo and Jay Miller
The shortlist for the 2012 Born Digital Awards has just been announced and I'm delighted that Jim's Loire has been shortlisted in the Best Investigative Wine Story category for 'no Pay no Jay'. Should this happen to win and the competition is very tough, then I will be sharing the prize with my co-author Harold Heckle, who obtained the crucial emails. The winners will be announced on 23rd May at 16.30 at the Access Zone, London International Wine Trade Fair and streamed live on www.vrazon.com/accesszone
My thanks to Vincent Pousson for breaking the story and to Jacques Berthomeau who gave Vincent a platform through his blog to spread the story I would also like to thank Pancho Campo, Jay Miller and Robert Parker for their invaluable contributions.
Congratulations to all those who have been shortlisted from over 300 submissions from 24 countries.
Best Editorial Wine Writing
Amy Corron Power: Wine Intelligence admits Bias, Ulterior Motives in “Wine Blogger Distrust” Release
Andrea Frost: The Invention of Wine
Paul Keers: Just Looking: The Joy of Wine Browsing
Quentin Sadler: Minerality in wine – flight of fantasy, fact or terroir?
Best Investigative Wine Story
Pamela Heiligenthal: Has the term ‘California Grand Cru’ Gone too Far?
Jim Budd: Campogate, no Pay no Jay
Carly Wray: Malbec in Argentina
Chris Kissack: Pressure Sensitive
Best Wine Tourism Feature
Mariella Beukers: Culinair genieten in Süd Steiermark
Louise Hurren: Authentic wines and hearty cooking in Bucelas outside Lisbon
Best Winery Self Produced Content
Iris Rutz-Rudel: Balade de Juin dans la vigne
Gavin: Quinney: 13 Unpalatable Facts about the UK Wine Duty
Ryan O’Connell: Who Visits Vineyards
Brian Overstreet: Born to Sell
Kerith Overstreet: Insufferable
Best Wine Themed Video
Ophélie Neiman: Au coeur du bouchon de liège
Heiko Michels: Es Gart
Giorgia Guarienti: Wine: Got to Deserve It
Richard Hemming: An MW student’s guide to remembering appellations
Debra Meiburg: Grape Moments: Length Matters
Best Wine Photo Essay
Giacomo Tincani: Tie (Legare)
Lannon Harley: 2011 Riesling Harvest at Four Winds Vineyard
Matt Wilson: Small Wine Producers in the Maule Valley Chile
Mick Rock: A biodynamic day at Dr Bürklin Wolf
Lannon Harley: Rolling out the nets at Four Winds Vineyard
The Circle of Wine Writers is one of the partners of the Born Digital Awards.