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

Friday, 9 August 2019

Loire Master Level Course – Wine Scholar Guild starting September 23rd

This autumn I will be taking part in presenting this Loire Master Level Course.

Here are the details: 
'The new Loire Master-Level program is an in-depth course of study conducted at the master-level and designed for all committed students of wine whether wine professionals or serious wine hobbyists.

The Loire Valley is one of the most diverse wine regions in the world. Dry and sweet, still and sparkling. White, red and rosé. The Loire has it all. And in the flair of a new and exciting generation of winemakers who are pushing the envelope and this region is poised to take its rightful place at the centre of the wine world. 

Pascaline Lepeltier MS, MOF, Andrew Jefford, Chris Kissack, Jim Budd, Jo Landron, Damien Delencheneau, Benoît Roumet, Véronique Rivest, Nicolas Joly and Alice Feiring.  

ENJOY A DYNAMIC DISTANCE-LEARNING EXPERIENCELike all other WSG courses, the Loire ML series is supported by extensive student material: live webinars, a detailed manual, custom maps, e-learning modules, quizes, practice exams and forums. 

Starts September 23rd 2019

Info & Registration:

Save 10% with your coupon code LV – JIM