BFWE 2012

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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Video: What is en primeur?

21st June 2012

En primeur experts Steven Spurrier, Stephen Brook and Jim Budd explain what en primeur is, and the things to consider if you're thinking about buying wine en primeur

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