The Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards 2019 are revealed!

On the evening of the 18th September, Louis Roederer and sponsors Marchis Mazzei, Pio Cesare, Ramos Pinto, Domaines Ott* and Domaine Faiveley welcomed their guests to the stunning Royal Academy of Arts to announce the winners of the 2019 competition.

I was also so glad to catch up with so many talented wine ladies!

Nikki Graham, Coralie Strong, Charlotte Kristensen, Kate Lofthouse, Effi Tsournava

Congratulations to all winners, so well deserved!


CHAMPAGNE LOUIS ROEDERER ARTISTRY OF WINE AWARD 2019

Presented by: Michel Janneau, Champagne Louis Roederer

Leif Carlsson
Kristian Gehradte
Michel Joly
Ryan Opaz
Jon Wyand

MONTBLANC EMERGING WINE WRITER OF THE YEAR 2019

Presented by: Simon Weir, Montblanc

Kevin Day
Hannah Fuellenkemper
Malu Lambert
Sara Underdown
Peter Weltman

RAMOS PINTO ONLINE COMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR 2019

Presented by: Ana Rato, Ramos Pinto

Tim Atkin MW
Margaret Rand
Matt Walls
Kelli White
Simon Woolf

PIO CESARE CONSUMER WINE WRITER OF THE YEAR 2019

Presented by: Federica Boffa, Pio Cesare

Nina Caplan
Rachel Fellows
Karen MacNeil

MAZZEI INTERNATIONAL WINE COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR AWARD 2019

Presented by: Effi Tsournava, Brand Manager for Marchesi Mazzei

Nina Caplan
Andrea Frost
Cathy Huyghe
Alder Yarrow

DOMAINE FAIVELEY INTERNATIONAL WINE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019

Presented by: Christine Allen, Brand Manager for Domaine Faivelely and Marketing Director of MMD

Rebecca Gibb MW
Rajat Parr/Jordan Mackay
Terry Theise
Janet Wang
Simon Woolf, ‘Amber Revolution’

DOMAINES OTT * INTERNATIONAL FEATURE WRITER OF THE YEAR 2019

Presented by: Kate Lofthouse, Brand Manager for Domaines Ott*

Rebecca Gibb MW
Neal Martin
Esther Mobley
Kelli White
Simon Woolf

CHAIRMAN’S AWARD 2019
Terry Theise – What Makes a Wine Worth Drinking (book)

I was also so incredibly happy to receive Karen MacNeil’s trophy and Pio Cesare Award! Karen is a source of incredible inspiration!

Federica Boffa of Pio Cesare presenting Karen MacNeil’s Award

Such a fantastic event that was excellently organised by Alex Tilling, Louis Roederer’s Brand Manager in the U.K.

Check out MMD’s Instagram Highlight #LRIWWA to watch the awards!

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