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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

Friday, 29 June 2018

Freddy Price – death of a wine trade gentleman and Riesling defender

Freddy Price 

I was very sorry and sad to learn that Freddy Price had died on Wednesday 27th June. He had dementia and had been in a home for more than a year. Otherwise he was physically fit, so his death was unexpected.

Freddy played multiple roles in wine – including importing, writing and lecturing. His great passion was German wines in particular Rieslings. His book Riesling Renaissance covered Rieslings around the world and featured photos by his wife, Janet, who is an excellent photographer. Both Freddy and Janet were long time members of the Circle of Wine Writers. 

I remember Freddy with great affection – a gentleman in the true sense of the word, for his kindness, knowledge and enthusiasm. 

Our thoughts are with Janet and family.

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