Popular Pessac; Record Primeur Numbers at Château Olivier

A record number of people were received this week despite the April rain showers at the annual primeur tasting in Pessac-Léognan hosted by Château Olivier, one of Bordeaux's most historic properties dating back to the 14th century. Pessac Léognan was claimed by many to be one of the most successful appellations in 2012 foe both its … Continue reading Popular Pessac; Record Primeur Numbers at Château Olivier

2005 Bordeaux – Union de Grand Cru Tasting

The third edition 'Le Weekend des Grands Amateurs' Bordeaux on 17th May What a wonderful relaxed tasting which just goes to show how open Bordeaux is becoming. The members  of the Union des Grands Crus are used to this though showing their wines, chatting about the vintages and the breakdown of grape varieties in that … Continue reading 2005 Bordeaux – Union de Grand Cru Tasting

Portes Ouvertes in the Bordeaux Wine Region in 2008

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