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, 3 July 2013

Champagne Gosset – a few more photos from 2.7.13

 The entrance@Gosset's elegant new premises in Epernay
bought from Laurent Perrier in 2009

Red flowers in one of the reception rooms 

Jean-Pierre Mareigner Chef de Cave since 1983

 Mareigner pouring samples of 2012 Vins Clairs

Jean-Pierre Mareigner tasting the 1985 Grand Millésime  

Gosset 1985 Grand Millésime 

Philippe Manfredini, international director for Gosset 

 A few trip members: Sarah Jane Evans MW 

 Rupert Millar, staff writer for The Drinks Business, Richard Woodward in background 

Reception area at Gosset's premises, Epernay

 Down in the cellars

Stacks of Champagne, a light and a small pile of fallen bottles

 Bacchus, a large format bottle and photographer getting in the way

Wonderful roses@La Briqueterie where we had an excellent lunch

 La Briqueterie (above and below)

Diners enjoying rare 2012 sunshine

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