JancisRobinson.com named world's top wine website

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Last night JancisRobinson.com was voted Wine Website of the Year 2010 in the Louis Roederer International Wine Writers Awards.

The team at JancisRobinson.com are absolutely thrilled to have been voted International Wine Website of the Year 2010 in last night's Louis Roederer International Wine Writers Awards announced at the top of the bulbous skyscraper in the City of London known as The Gherkin. Very many thanks to the judges, the organisers, those who have already tweeted their congratulations and to you for your support and encouragement. It's great to have all the effort we put into www.JancisRobinson.com noticed and appreciated.

There was a very strong shortlist for this award, also featuring Tom Cannavan's www.wine-pages.com, Jamie Goode's www.wineanorak.com and Gabriella Opaz's www.catavino.net - all excellent online sources of wine information.

Many congratulations too to the other winners:

International Wine Feature Writer of the Year 2010
John Stimpfig (FT - How to Spend it magazine)

International Wine Columnist of the Year 2010
Andrew Jefford (Decanter and Waitrose Food Illustrated)

International Wine Book of the Year 2010
Michael Edwards (The Finest Wines of Champagne)

Regional Wine Writer of the Year 2010
Tom Bruce-Gardyne (The Saturday Herald)

International Wine Publication of the Year 2010
Neil Beckett & Sara Morley (The World of Fine Wine)

International Online Wine Columnist/Blogger of the Year 2010
Simon Woods (www.simonwoods.com)

Emerging Wine Writer of the Year 2010
Rebecca Gibb (various publications, and see www.rebeccagibb.com) although our very own Richard Hemming was also shortlisted.

The prize is an extremely heavy glass sculpture,  a magnum of Cristal and a very generous cheque. The last two will be shared, the first only if there is a terrible accident.

This is just to remind you, if you haven't visited JancisRobinson.com recently, that throughout the northern hemisphere's long hot summer we continue to update the site daily as usual.
 
Examples of recent articles include:
 
Why I love Savennières
Gaja's rant about 'phony' Pinot Grigio
Anne Gros' adventure in the Languedoc
Nine new Masters of Wine
When (Alsace) Pinot Blanc isn't
Ch Larose-Trintaudon reassessed
My most surprising tasting ever
 
And we will be publishing almost 300 more tasting notes on great current German wines. See this guide to our comprehensive coverage of the luscious 2009 vintage in Germany.
 
Coming up are surveys of some great buys from Chile and Argentina - and verticals of some of New Zealand's finest wines.
 
Keep visiting the Wine Website of the Year!

 

VisitVineyards.com salutes Jancis and her team and are proud of our association with her fabulous website.

Subscribers and Members of VisitVineyards.com and WinePros Archive can join JancisRobinson at approximately 1/3 off her normal membership priced (a saving of approximately A$40 at time of writing). For details click here »

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