Bordeaux - the transatlantic divide
I spent last weekend in Washington, DC, playing a small role in an annual fundraiser for the American Heart Association called Heart's Delight that is now in its twelfth year. Thanks to the city's leading fine-wine merchant MacArthur Beverages, Bordeaux wine producers have always played the major supportive role. At the Friday evening gala dinner in the grand Andrew W Mellon Auditorium, my job was to introduce particularly generous donor Prince Robert of Luxembourg and his right-hand man Jean-Philippe Delmas from the Haut-Brion stable. On the Saturday afternoon I moderated a seated tasting for several hundred at which both the...
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