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Diploma In Vino Amicitas, L'Association de l'Amitie Entre les Vins

I won a Lalau wine award, but not the Roeder one

We didn’t win the Louis Roederer International Wine Writers Awards 2012 but instead the In Vino Amicitas Grand Prix Lalau pour L’Amitié entre les Vins Congratulations to Andrew Jefford and Michael Fridjhon and several others for winning the Louis Roederer International Wine Writers Awards 2012. A great achievement to very deserving writers. There are the awards […]

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Best Wine Book in the World for Professionals from Gourmand World Cookbook Awards

Our “Best Wine Book” prize certificates

Bragging time? We have not shared the beautiful pictures of it before, but we have mentioned it (I think even several times). Our last book, The Creation of a Wine (Ett vin blir till, in Swedish) first won the prize (award?) in Sweden as Best Wine Book of the Year. Or if one should be […]

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The World’s Best Chardonnay

Such a title always needs to be taken with a pinch of salt. In any competition it is only those who enter that compete. In any case, the competition Chardonnays du Monde recently awarded medals to the best wines. Here are the ten top scoring wines: – Chardonnay Morillon Trocken 2008, Weingut Johann Schneeberger – […]

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Prize winning Graves wines

Each year the Graves appellation organises a competition for its wines to select the wines that for the coming year will be used as examples and that will be put forward in the marketing of the appellation. This year 60 wines participated in the competition. The winning wines were: – Château Langlet 2007, Vignobles Kressmann […]

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Prizes to wine bloggers

The wine show Salon des Vins de la Loire gives since a few years (or is this the first time?) prizes to the best wine blogs. It is French speaking wine blogs (albeit not purely French blogs as the prize list will show) but it can be interesting to look at as inspiration even if […]

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A wine that’s gone flat

Adrien Cussonneau, a design student, won a well deserved prize for his original wine bottle. His end-of-studies project was to design a bottle on the theme “Loire profiles”. The resulting bottle turned out, well, flat. From one side it’s a classic bottle profile, from the other it is completely flat. Very elegant. The flat bottle […]

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Livingstone-Learmont wins prize for Rhône bible

It’s a brick of a book, but then it contains just about everything you might want to know on northern Rhône wines – written by John Livingstone-Learmont. That’s his latest book but he has previously written others and many, many wine articles on Rhône wines. He has now been decorated with the Albert Golay prize […]

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The best chardonnay wines

The competition Chardonnay du Monde has ranked the top chardonnay wines among the 923 competing entries from 37 countries. One wine was awarded Great Gold medal: Champagne Mandois 1er Cru Blanc de Blancs 2004, but 65 were given Gold. You can find the full results here

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The World’s best sparkling wines

The World’s Best Sparkling Wines (Effervescents du Monde) is the name of a competition that each year (just in time for New Year) gives prizes to the best (you guessed) sparkling wines. this year there were 43 wines in the top category, Gold Medal. Everything from Argentina to the United States was on the list, […]

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Book on Portuguese wines wins prestigious prize

”The Wine & Food Lover’s Guide to Portugal” is an excellent book onn Portuguese wines and wine districts full of tips and recommendations of how to travel, where to stay, and of course what to eat and drink. It has now won a well deserved prize, the Louis Roederer International Wine Book of the Year […]

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Organic wines win prizes

Signature Bio is a competition for organic wines that is now in its 20th year. This years competition awarded a “Special Gold Medal” to Mas Costeplane Pioch de l’Oule Rouge 2006 Vin de Pays d’Oc from Domaine Costeplane. Regular gold medals were awarded to Domaine de Tavernel, Dom. Grand Corbière, Dom. Malavieille, Dom. de Gabelas, […]

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