Decanter French Fine Wine 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.