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

Sunday, 20 April 2014

VinaViva 2014: some photos from April 5th tasting

Two of the organisers 

VinaViva is an annual tasting put on by an organisation at Saint-Etienne de Chigny, a village on the north bank of the Loire between Tours and Langeais.
 Putting theory into practice

 Brendan Tracey (Vendômois): "Of course I'm a big fan of the Ramones!"

Claude Aupetitgendre: Montlouis and Touraine

Géraldine Pialoux from the Roannaise

Marie Thibault-Cabrit: Azay-le-Rideau

 Matthieu Coste: Coteaux du Giennoise (above and below)

 Pascal Pibaleau: Azay-le-Rideau

Vincent Chauvelot: Châteaumeillant

The 2015 edition of VinaViva will be on 28th and 29th March 2015.

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