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1997: Le Prix du Champagne Lanson Noble Cuvée Award for investigations into Champagne for the Millennium investment scams

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2012: Born Digital Wine Awards: No Pay No Jay – best investigative wine story

2012: International Wine Challenge – Personality of the Year Award

Thursday, 19 August 2010

Langon: recording the floods

Langon: Echelle des Crus de la Garonne 

Panel on a building in Langon close to the Garonne showing the record flood levels. The record is held by 6th March 1930 when the river rose 12.3 metres above its normal level (see below).


Graham said...

Looks like 6 March 1930 (bit hard to discern)?

Jim's Loire said...

Graham. You are quite right it was 1930. I was trying to post before dinner (excellent) so missed at the year – now added.