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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

Sunday, 26 May 2013

Vitiloire 2013: some photos from yesterday in Tours

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A first batch of photos from Vitiloire 2013 held in Tours close to Le Gare de Tours. Vitiloire continues today and features some 130 Loire producers. In marked contrast to last year, which was held during a heatwave with temperatures close to 30˚C, yesterday the temperature had barely reached 10˚C by 11.00 am. It was decidedly chilly until the sun came out around 1.00 only to be replaced within a fairly short time by showers.   

 Large bottle of Crémant/Saumur by L'Hotel de Ville

A few bubbles 

Musicians (above and below)

 Wearing this T-shirt may contravene Le Loi Evin as it obviously attracts female admirers!

 Lunch during a short period of sunshine in a day punctuated by showers – some heavy
(above and below)

 Vitiloire: parking restrictions

More photos to follow mainly of producers.

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