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

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

#DWCC #DWCC13 Photos from the excellent Wine Mosaic Grand Tasting: 26.10.13

Julia Harding MW presenting@the Grand Tasting 
of little known Iberian grape varieties

 José Vouillamoz: Julia's co-presenter 
and a co-author of Wine Grapes

This was an excellent presentation by Julia Harding MW and José Vouillamoz covering 10 little known varieties from the Iberian Peninsula. The ten were – white: Vital, Antão Vaz, Jampal, Albilla de Manchuela, Tempranillo Blanco (now authorised for white Rioja), Maturana Blanca; red: Alvarelhão, Honarribi Beltza, Callet and Touriga Fêmea.  

Jean-Luc Etievent of Wine Mosaic

Ricardo Bernardo: stepping up – DWCC's official photographer

Yolanda Ortiz de Arri  

After the Grand Tasting:

Arnaud Daphy of Wine Mosaic

DWCC 2014: Montreux, Switzerland 31st October – 2nd November

 Swiss Pinot Noir Grand Cru

At the end of the Grand Tasting the venue for next year's DWCC conference was announced with a flourish of Swiss Pinot Noir Grand Cru – Montreux on Lake Geneva – to great surprise, by Jancis Robinson via video link!


Ricardo Bernardo said...

stepladders are not my specialty!

Thanks again for the photo!

Jim's Loire said...

Ricardo. I'm sure you will soon master them!