Bordeaux, COVID-19 and beyond

The late Jess Jackson and Pierre Saillan discussing their vision for Verite in Bordeaux

An important, if slightly fraught, annual showcase of the extent to which the rest of the world is catching up with Bordeaux. See also this thread in our Members' forum.

The annual Beyond Bordeaux tasting took place in very different circumstances this year – but at least it was able to go ahead. This was the first trade tasting I had attended in London in six months. I had expected pourers wearing face masks and nervous tasters apprehensive about getting too close each other, but that was not the case at all. The tasting was not self-pour, but otherwise the...