Decanter French Fine Wine Encounter 2013

Decanter French Encounter 2013

This year's French Encounter welcomed over 40 of France's top wine producers to London for a day of fine wine tasting at The Landmark Hotel in London on Saturday 18th May.

There were three masterclasses: Chateau Margaux presented by Paul Pontallier, Mas de Daumas Gassac with Samuel Guibert and Chateau Haut-Bailly with Veronique Sanders.

There were also three Discovery Theatre sessions: 'Great Terroirs of France' with Patrick Bongard, 'A Selection of Fine Roses' presented by Sandrine Audegond and Natasha Hughes and 'Award-Winning Wines From Sauternes' presented by Aline Baly, Pierre Montegut and Virginie Achou-Lepage.

There was a 2012 Bordeaux En Primeur showcase with two seminars introducing the vintage with a tasting afterwards presented by Steven Spurrier and Stephen Brook.

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Decanter French Fine Wine Encounter highlights

23rd May 2013

Watch the highlights video from the 2013 Decanter French Fine Wine Encounter which took place on Saturday 18th May at The Landmark Hotel, London.

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Decanter French Encounter: Grand Tasting

19th May 2013

See the pictures from inside the Grand Tasting rooms at this year's Decanter French Fine Wine Encounter held at The Landmark Hotel in London on Saturday 18th May.

Decanter French Fine Wine Encounter

Decanter French Encounter: A Select Tasting of Fine Roses seminar

19th May 2013

See the pictures from the Discovery Theatre seminar 'A Select Tasting of Fine Roses' presented by Sandrine Audegond and Natasha Hughes, at this year's Decanter French Fine Wine Encounter held at...

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Decanter French Encounter: Award-Winning Wines from Sauternes seminar

19th May 2013

See the pictures from the Discovery Theatre seminar 'Award-Winning Wines from Sauternes' presented by Pierre Montegut from Chateau Suduiraut, Aline Baly from Chateau Coutet and Virginie...

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Decanter French Encounter: Bordeaux 2012 En Primeur showcase

19th May 2013

See the pictures from inside the En Primeur dedicated showcase room plus seminars with Steven Spurrier and Stephen Brook at this year's Decanter French Fine Wine Encounter held at The Landmark...

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Decanter French Encounter: Great Terroirs of France seminar

19th May 2013

See the pictures from the Discovery Theatre seminar 'Great Terroirs of France' presented by Patrick Bongard, director of Chateaux et Domaines Castel, at this year's Decanter French Fine Wine...

Decanter French Fine Wine Encounter

Decanter French Encounter: Chateau Haut-Bailly masterclass

19th May 2013

See the pictures from the Chateau Haut-Bailly masterclass presented by Veronique Sanders at this year's Decanter French Fine Wine Encounter held at The Landmark Hotel in London on Saturday 18th May.

Decanter French FIne Wine Encounter

Decanter French Encounter: Mas de Daumas Gassac masterclass

19th May 2013

See the pictures from the Mas de Daumas Gassac masterclass presented by Samuel Guibert at this year's Decanter French Fine Wine Encounter held at The Landmark Hotel in London on Saturday 18th May.

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Decanter French Encounter: Chateau Margaux masterclass

19th May 2013

See the pictures from the Chateau Margaux masterclass presented by Paul Pontallier with Alexandra Mentelopoulos at this year's Decanter French Fine Wine Encounter held at The Landmark Hotel in...

French Encounter 2013: Sandrine Audegond, AdVini

15th May 2013

Watch our exclusive interview with Sandrine Audegond of AdVini who presented a Discovery Theatre seminar 'A Selection of Fine Roses' at this year's Decanter French Fine Wine Encounter.

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French Encounter 2013: Patrick Bongard

15th May 2013

Watch our exclusive interview with Patrick Bongard of Châteaux et Domaines Castel who presented a Discovery Theatre seminar on 'Great Terroirs of France' at this year's Decanter French Fine Wine...

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French Encounter 2013: Veronique Sanders, Chateau Haut-Bailly

15th May 2013

Watch our exclusive interview with Véronique Sanders, CEO of Château Haut-Bailly in Pessac-Léognan, who presented a masterclass at this year's Decanter French Fine Wine Encounter.

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French Encounter 2013: Samuel Guibert, Mas de Daumas Gassac

15th May 2013

Watch our exclusive interview with Samuel Guibert, owner and winemaker of Mas de Daumas Gassac in the Languedoc, who presented a masterclass at this year's Decanter French Fine Wine Encounter.

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French Encounter 2013: Paul Pontallier, Chateau Margaux

15th May 2013

Watch our exclusive interview with Paul Pontallier, managing director of Chateau Margaux who presented a masterclass at this year's Decanter French Fine Wine Encounter.

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