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, 20 March 2010

Le Detour: first anniversary

 Le Detour

 Laurence and Philippe, who run Le Detour – the bar/restaurant in the commune of Civray-en-Touraine on the D976 just to the east of the Bléré bypass, celebrated its first anniversary on 13th March.

They have a busy programme of forthcoming events including:

26th, 27th and 28th March: Cuisine réunionnaise

 Laurance et Philippe

Samedi 3: Soirée vins et fromages animation par Lucas Amor et son violon
9th, 10th, 11th April: moules frites à volonté
Samedi 17th: Apéro Chapo, concert rock
23rd, 24th and 25th: menus réunionnais

Further dates in May and June to following in a later posting nearer to the time.

The lounge

Laurance's daughter, Clémence Bordet who used to run Le Lézard Vert in Epeigné-les-Bois, has now set up an estate agency franchise working from home. Her website is 

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