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

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Michael Broadbent MW: 2.5.1927-17.3. 2020

Michael RIP

Michael Broadbent MW, who was a major influence on the development of the fine wine trade, died yesterday at 92. My thoughts are with his family and many friends.


Michael with Dorothy, his first wife who died in 2015, and Luca Paschina
(winemaker @ Barboursville, Virginia). December 2011
Michael remarried last year at the age of 91.
on 25 April 2019, in London, he married Valerie Smallwood, widow of Simon Smallwood, MW.

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