MWs on the Garonne*
* Thank you, Charlie Matthews of bespoke travel company Bordeaux Uncorked for reminding me that the Garonne meets the Dordogne to become the Gironde north of the city of Bordeaux, so my original title 'MWs on the Gironde' was incorrect. Here's a look at a boat-ful of Masters of Wine and other participants in their recent Symposium in Bordeaux. We were all on our way from the Quai des Chartron, whence the wines of Bordeaux were once shipped in barrel to northern Europe (before the merchants all moved out to temperature-controlled warehouses on the outskirts of the city), to the top floor of the HQ of the Banque Populaire du...
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