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, 30 January 2014

Millésime Bio: photos from First Day (27th January 2014)

Entrance to Millésime Bio@Montpellier 

 Inside Hall B2 - one of the three halls now used

His 2013 Gamays are impressively good.
Unfortunately hit by hail in early August but autumn very dry

Thierry Amirault, Domaine des Quarterons – demonstrating
his green credentials by sporting an exotic headware!
+ a range of impressive 2012s

 Pascal Lambert, Chinon – above and below


 Loïc Mahé (Savennières) and his son (also below)

 Hilkka Chartier with Château de la Minière, Bourgueil

 Michel Bedouet and his wife, Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine

Frédéric Sigonneau, producer of fine Chinon 
(above and below)

 Adnams stalwarts: Alastair Marshall (above) and Robert Chase 
(looking very quizzically at a bottle)
Long-time fans of this fair, they were amongst the few UK merchants Present

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