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, 9 June 2011

Translayon 2011: some photos from Day One

True grit and ready for the off...

Cléré-sur-Loire: walkers gathering

Horse and traps, too


A few words from the Mayor of Cléré before the start

The Layon@Cléré-sur-Layon

Château de Passavant (above and below)


One of the riders


Aurélien said...

Nice pics Jim!!!!! Hope you didn't suffer too much from the heat and we'll see you back in the Layon Valley!!!!

Jim's Loire said...

Many thanks Aurélien. I visit the Layon at least twice a year and intend to continue to visit the region.