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, 28 December 2011

Gigondas: new book by John Livingstone-Learmonth and others

Gigondas: its wines, its lands, its people

New book on Gigondas (southern Rhône) by a group of writers led by John Livingstone-Learmonth assisted by Georges Truc, Jean-Baptiste Amadieu, Louis Barruol, Véronique Raisin and Ilka Kramer. Kelly McAuliffe, Ned Goodwin MW, Andrew Jefford, Kermit Lynch, Alain Passard, Josh Raynolds, Alain Senderens, Lincoln Siliakus and Christopher Tassan.

Available in both French (Gigondas – ses vins, sa terre, ses hommes) and English, Gigondas is published by Les Éditions du Bottin Gourmand and IG and AV Organisme de Défense et de Gestion Gigondas and Inter-Rhône. It has 501 pages with photo credits to: Ilka Kramer, Georges Truc, Romain Cabon, Agence Elsewhere, Cyrille Suss, Jean-Marie Triat, François Jourdan, Laurent Gernez and Benôit Dignac.

Gigondas will be on sale from 3rd January 2012 (39€) from various shops including branches of FNAC or you can order it on line from the Gigondas website for 33€ + postage and packing. 

King Roan: John Livingstone-Learmonth



Jan-Tore Egge said...


Jim's Loire said...

JT. Haven't had a chance yet to have a proper look at it but it looks promising.

Mariëlla said...

Thx for the tip. I will pay attention to it on and try to get hold of it!