MW symposium Bordeaux - part 1
29 Jun 2010 by Jancis Robinson
Masters of Wine Symposia come along every four years or so. I have attended every one held, successively, at Oxford (1984), Cambridge and Bristol universities, Vienna and the Napa Valley. The only one I missed was the least well attended, in Perth, Western Australia, in the 1990s. It was the Napa Valley MW Symposium in 2006 that inspired Fiona Morrison MW and Jacques Lurton (pictured) to stage this year's symposium in Bordeaux at the end of last week. French public servants, striking in protest at the proposal to raise their retirement age from 60 to 62, did their best to diminish our numbers. It took Institute Vice...

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