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, 4 May 2013

#dwwa13: Day 4@The Worx

The DWWA 10th Anniversary Cake (above and below)
DWWA now up to over 14000 entries

Some photos from #DWWA13 
Day 4@The Worx:

The Loire panel@work: L-R – Chris Hardy (Majestic), Véronique Rivest (Canada, Runner-up World's Best Sommelier 2013), Nigel Wilkinson (RSJ Restaurant, London SE1)

At 330 wines we saw another record entry for the Loire this year and once again I had a brilliant panel, which also included Richard Kelley MW and Chris Kissack.  

Allan Cheesman: a 1950s babe along with 
Jancis Robinson MW, Rosemary George MW, Gerald Duff etc. 

 Brett Crittenden 

Caroline Gilby MW

Christian Honorez

Gérard Basset, Guest Vice-Chair, preparing his palate (above and below)

Steven Spurrier: chair of DWWA

 Richard Baudains (above and below) 

 Poh Tiong Ch'ng

JLL: The Rhône gaffer

 What form for the Rhône fillies? 

John Switzer

Monty Waldin (above and below)

 Nick Room 

 Tony Jordan

 Véronique Rivest

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