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1997: Le Prix du Champagne Lanson Noble Cuvée Award for investigations into Champagne for the Millennium investment scams

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2012: Born Digital Wine Awards: No Pay No Jay – best investigative wine story

2012: International Wine Challenge – Personality of the Year Award

Monday, 7 April 2014

Emmanuel Giboulot found guilty, fined but will appeal

Emmanuel Giboulot@Renaissance tasting, Angers February 2014

This afternoon Emmanuel Giboulot was found guilty by a court of Dijon for not treating his vines against the leaf hopper that spreads the vine disease flavescence dorée. He was fined 1000€ but will be due to pay only 500€ with the other half on probation. After the verdict Giboulot announced his intention to appeal against the sentence.

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