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

Thursday, 12 February 2009

Salon des Vins de Loire: more photos

Neil Sommerfelt MW, buying director for the Jeroboams Group UK, makes
his final offer to Florent Baumard, Domaine Baumard

Arnaud and Yves Lambert, Domaine de Saint-Just, Saumur and Saumur-Champigny

Saumur and Saumur-Champigny producers Frédéric Filliatreau
and Patrice Retif share a joke with Bernard Sirot,
one of Belgium's most eminent wine journalists.

Antoine Sanzay, one of Saumur's rising stars, behind his stand

Saumur-Champigny: Jean-Luc Mary (Domaine de la Cune)
and Alain Duveau (Domaine des Sables Verts )

Vini-be-Good stand


Olivier Poussier, famous sommelier and consultant,
passing through Anjou-Brissac area
à grand vitesse.

The Roblin brothers from Maimbray, Sancerre and a friend modeling a rather vivid cardigan

Vouvray stand

Various caves-cooperatives inc Châteaumeillant

Neil and Florent: negotiations continue......


Efigênia Coutinho ( Mallemont ) said...

Desire to leave express my admiration to the beautiful work of this Blog, yours truly, Efigênia Coutinho (Mallemont)

Jim's Loire said...

Efigênia – that's very kind, thank you. Jim