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

Friday, 2 December 2016

Adegga Christmas Wine Market 2016 – some photos

Adegga Winemarket @The Marriott Hotel, Lisbon

A vertical of Niepoort's Batuta (Douro): 1999-2014
a highlight of the Premium Room 

Deliocious chocolates filled with Port and Madeira
One of the Port chocs went well with Noval Vintage 1994 
giving it added complexity 

1999 the first vintage of Batuta  

2011 Mouchão Tonel No 3-4  
Tonel is an iconic Portuguese red  

Some lovely Ports:

 Calém 1961 Colheita 
 Burmester 1952 Colheita 
 Kopke 1957 Colheita 

 A tug of war or struggling with waxed capped bottle? 

Another star treat from Niepoort
1934 Colheita

A detailed report on the wines in the Premium Room will follow.

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