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

Saturday, 10 October 2015

Move aside Robert, Jancis, Neal, Panos, etc – here comes the cannie taster

d'Yquem boxing clever with a sample of nascent 2015

Yesterday at Pierre and Bertrand Couly's winery in Chinon I was privileged to watch the future of wine tasting – a highly trained boxer able to insert their hyper-sensitive tongue into a wine glass – truly a super-taster!  

Bertrand Couly – what does d'Yquem think of my 2015 Chinon?
The Couly family checking impressions of the 2015 
Chinon Blanc against d'Yquem's.....


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