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, 30 November 2016

Shameless, indulgent nostalgia .........

 1986: Wearing a Redmon Cycling Club sweat-shirt

During a slightly overdue tidy-up I came across some photos from the 1980s and 1990s. My apologies for the nostalgic and rather egotistical memories.  

 1986 Vaucluse: Max Hasender of Schwarzenfeld, 
Jim and Paul, Max's eldest son 
1986 Cycling in Bavaria 
 1986 Bavaria: Almost a white shirt – what can he have been thinking of?

1986 Bavaria: Max Hasender, Jim, CRM and Richard Hasender, Max's father

 February 1989 Muscadet CRM with a 
once serious wine writer visting François Bonnehomme
(above and below) 
on first assignment for Decanter

Pays Nantais with Gilbert Bossard  
Not sure of the date

Pays Nantais with Jean-Ernest Sauvion 
then of Château du Cléray and Maison Sauvion  

September 1992: being intronised into 
Les Entonneurs Rabelaisiens de Chinon
Glass of Chinoin already empty......

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