BFWE 2012

BFWE 2012 general pictures

Decanter’s Great Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter (Saturday 16 June 2012, The Landmark Hotel) featured over 80 of the region’s most prestigious producers with the chance to meet the winemakers themselves.

For the first time at a Bordeaux Encounter, there was a dedicated en primeur showcase for consumers to taste the most recent 2011 vintage.

There were also three masterclasses from Chateau Lynch-Bages, Chateau Gruaud-Larose and Pessac-Leognan as well as a Discovery Theatre featuring Chateau Coutet and Chateau Suduiraut.

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BFWE 2012: Sauternes & Barsac discovery theatre

18th June 2012

While young reds were frantically being poured in the grand ballroom and masterclass sessions heaved with keen vertical-seekers, upstairs, tucked away in a calm corner, was a veritable haven of...

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BFWE 2012: Pessac-Leognan 2001 masterclass

18th June 2012

For the first time ever the official council of the appellation of Pessac-Leognan organised a tasting of its wines in England at Decanter's Great Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter, after the...

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BFWE 2012: Chateau Gruaud-Larose masterclass

18th June 2012

Just over 20 years of Chateau Gruaud Larose – from 1989 to 2010 – not only enchanted the palates of Bordeaux lovers at Decanter's Great Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter masterclass, but also reflected...

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BFWE 2012: Chateau Lynch Bages masterclass

18th June 2012

It was no surprise that the Chateau Lynch Bages masterclass at Decanter's Great Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter was fully booked. By Panos Kakaviatos

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Bordeaux interview: Aline Baly of Chateau Coutet

13th June 2012

Decanter speaks to Aline Baly, proprietor of Sauternes-Barsac Premier Grand Cru Classé property Chateau Coutet, about her upcoming seminar in Decanter's Discovery Theatre at this weekend's Great...

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Decanter secures top names for Great Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter

29th May 2012

A host of top chateaux, including Lynch Bages, Gruaud Larose and Chateau Coutet have been confirmed to present their wines at this year's Great Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter, together with a...

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Alfred Tesseron

BFWE 2010 video: Alfred Tesseron

24th February 2010

Alfred Tesseron of Chateau Pontet-Canet talks to decanter.com at Decanter's Great Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter

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BFWE 2010 video: Olivier Dauga

24th February 2010

Olivier Dauga talks to decanter.com about the 2009 vintage in Bordeaux at Decanter's Great Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter.

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BFWE 2010: Crus Classés de Graves

22nd February 2010

Decanter Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter Masterclasses - 4: Crus Classés de Graves

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BFWE 2010: Château Pontet-Canet

22nd February 2010

Decanter Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter Masterclasses - 3: Château Pontet-Canet.

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BFWE 2010: Treasures of Sauternes

22nd February 2010

Decanter Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter Discovery Theatre - 2: Treasures of Sauternes.

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BFWE 2010: The Elegance of St-Julien

22nd February 2010

Decanter Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter Masterclasses - 1: The Elegance of St-Julien.

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Decanter Great Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter 2010

18th February 2010

Saturday's Decanter Great Bordeaux Fine Wine Encounter was a dynamic mix of world-class producers and eager wine lovers...

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