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

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, 11 August 2012

Amboise: foire aux vins 11th - 15th August + Foire aux Vouvray

2009 La foire aux Vins d'Amboise 

The annual summer edition of the Loire aux Vins d'Amboise will be in the cellar tunnel under the Château d'Amboise from today 11th through to Wednesday 15th. Some 15 producers will be pouring their wines. Entry is free, while a tasting glass costs 3€.  

Xavier Frissant, president of Touraine-Amboise, with his son


A reminder that the Foire aux vins de Vouvray is also on over these next five days. Details of this 50th edition here

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