G-Day at the Grenache Symposium


See also the related article, Grenache to come out of the shadows.

The most astonishing part of this weekend's Grenache Symposium, held at the remote and beautiful La Verrière property (pictured) in the southern Rhône, was the congregation who came to pay homage to Grenache, the grape which Jancis described five years ago as 'ripe for re-evaluation'.

On Saturday, 270 delegates from 23 different countries sat for several hours in a very hot marquee under the beating sun (even hotter with a laptop on your lap) to hear the conclusions from the various panels of wine's great...