One weekend a year, the celebrated wine magazine Terre de Vins takes over the Bordeaux chamber of commerce in Palais de la Bourse for the Grand Tasting. The tasting is meant to be a celebration of the best of Bordeaux, but it also includes wines from around France and this year, an international selection.
Last year, I was unable to attend the tasting. I was taking a wine and spirits class on Saturday and truthfully, I can’t even remember why I didn’t attend on Sunday. Sadly, this year’s Saturday wasn’t any different. I had class from 10-5. But this Sunday I rallied and arrived at the tasting just as the doors opened at 10 am. Continue reading