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

Sunday, 2 December 2012

Le Vin Ligérien – third edition of magazine focusing on Loire wines

Le Vin Ligérien and a selection of Loire bottles – Cuvée One – Louis Métaireau, Jacques Plassé – Boutheran, Côte Roannaise, Audace, Saumur-Champigny, Domaine Champs-Fleuris, Cabernet Franc, AC Touraine – Château de Petit Thouars, Côte RoannaiseDomaine de Pothiers  

Le Vin Ligérien is a recently launched quarterly magazine devoted to the wines of the Loire. This is the third edition and includes articles on Fabien Geoffrenet (Chiateaumeillant), Florent Pinard (Vincent Pinard – Sancerre), Michel and Arnaud Quenioux (Cheverny), Patrice Colin (Coteaux Vendomoîs), Christine and Eric Nicolas (Jasnières), Coralie and Damien Delecheneau (Montlouis/Touraine), Catherine Dhoye-Deruet (Vouvray), Jacky Blot (Montlouis), Nicolas Paget (Touraine Azay-le-Rideau), Pierre Breton (Bourgueil), Thierry Germain (Saumur-Champigny), Philippe Menard-Gaborit (Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine) and Noble-Joué.

The editor is Jean-Claude Bonnard. A single issue is priced at 7.50€ or 29.98€ if you sign up for 4 issues includes postage. The 4th edition will be out of 8th December.     

No comments: