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

Thursday, 3 October 2013

2013 Loire vintage – some photos from Luneau-Papin (Muscadet)

2013 Melon de Bourgogne (Monday 30th September) 
(above and below)

Photos taken of picking in the Clos des Allées on Monday 30th September@Domaine Luneau-PapinMuscadet Sèvre-et-Maine. Part of their vineyard is picking by machine, while the best parcels are picked by hand.

Monique Luneau

Hod carrier 

Another hod emptied into the trailer  

 Melon de B in the Clos des Allées

 Signs of rot – partly noble. Rotten grapes tasted clean 
without unpleasant flavours while we were in 
Muscadet on Monday and Tuesday   

Muscadet rocks?

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