Here is the list of the 'Open Door' weekends in Bordeaux. For the wine enthusiast there is so much going on in the region - you just need to keep abreast of all the various activities organised by the different associations. There is no one place where you can go to find it all.... March … Continue reading Portes Ouvertes in the Bordeaux Wine Region in 2008
I was asked out of the blue if I would like to be 'intronised' by the Connetablie de Guyenne de Cotes de Bourg for my work in promoting the region's wines. Being 'enthroned' by an ancient wine guild - sounded too interesting an opportunity to miss out on. Not knowing what I was getting myself into, … Continue reading Here to stay!: Enthroned in the ancient Wine Guild of Cotes de Bourg
Saturday April 12th and the day started at 8.30 in Bourg sur Gironde on the right bank of the Gironde at the Challenge International du Vin's 32nd competition of judging international wines, France's oldest international wine competiton. This year there were over 5000 entries from 35 countries and 900 tasters to judge the wines. I was one … Continue reading Medal Winning Wines: Does it mean anything?