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 investdrinks.org

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, 24 March 2017

Off on an adventure: Day 12 – Sébastien Riffault

Sébastien Riffault, Sancerre and a halo


As I suspect there will be limited time to post on Jim's Loire while we are away– there are posts prepared in advance that will feature pics of Loire producers and may be from elsewhere plus some recently enjoyed bottles.   


Thursday, 23 March 2017

Off on an adventure: Day 11 – The Luneau-Papins

Pierre-Marie, Marie, Monique et Pierre Luneau 
(Domaine Pierre Luneau–Papin) with the 2014 Muscadet juice 

Pierre-Marie listening to the 2014.... 


As I suspect there will be limited time to post on Jim's Loire while we are away– there are posts prepared in advance that will feature pics of Loire producers and may be from elsewhere plus some recently enjoyed bottles.   


Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Off on an adventure: Day 10 – Dominique Roger




As I suspect there will be limited time to post on Jim's Loire while we are away– there are posts prepared in advance that will feature pics of Loire producers and may be from elsewhere plus some recently enjoyed bottles.