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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

Monday, 31 August 2015

2015 Thunder in the Glens – Harleys head home + Loire harvest snippets

After a weekend the thunder has stilled in the Glens as the Harleys and other assorted motorbikes have headed home now that the 2015 edition of Thunder in the Glens has finished. Peace has returned to the hills – the distinctive and attractive roar of a Harley or two has stilled. Here are a few pics of bikes headed home passing through Newtonmore.  

 God Protect Those Who Ride in the Wind 

Loire harvest snippets  
Picking Chardonnay for sparkling wines in the Saumur region is due to start on Wednesday, while the estimate for the start of the Vacherons picking in Sancerre likley to be around the 15th September. Château de Villeneuve (Saumur) may well also start picking Chenin around the 15th as well. 

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