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, 8 February 2012

Les 5 du Vin celebrate their 2nd anniversary

Les 5 du Vin marked their 2nd anniversary today@the Salon des Vin de Loire at a birthday celebration kindly organised by Claire de Lune.
80% of Les 5 – Michel Smith was sadly unable to be with us:
Marc Vanhellemont, Hervé Lalau, David Cobbold and Jim Budd 


Pierre-Jacques Druet whose Bourgueil Rosé acted as midwife at the creation of Les 5 du Vin


Michel Smith said...

Hey ! Did you guys missed me ? I doubt !!!

Jim's Loire said...

Of course we missed you Michel – we had to have frequent toasts to our absent friend!