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

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

2013 Decanter World Wine Awards (#DWWA13) – workin'@The Worx

Danny Casely introducing Sarah Kemp and Steven Spurrier 
for the daily ceremony of the rallying of the troops 
(above and below)

 Some of the 225 judges@#DWWA13

Coffee before the start

 Véronique Rivest tasting Loire Sauvignon Blanc 

Richard Kelley MW tasting Loire Sauvignon Blanc

 Chris Kissack tasting Loire Sauvignon

Richard Mayson: regional chair for Port

Godfrey Spence: "what's this Pink Port then!?"

 Jon Bonné: USA regional chair (above and below)

Angela Mount: tasting USA

Elizabeth Gabay MW

Red Shirt Aster Bocray: who has looked after the Loire panel brilliantly this week
Aster used to work for Corney & Barrow and may now work in her native Sweden

 Lunch@the Worx

 Deborah Parker Wong finally made it to London on Wednesday to taste Regional France after her kids threw out her passport with the garbage last weekend and then her plane was cancelled  

 Tony Aspler: regional chair for Canada

 John Switzer

 Andrea Sturniolo 

Adam Lechmere: Decanter's multi-media news hound
Checking out the day's Gold Medal wines

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