The ex in Vinexpo


See my survey of 1999 red bordeaux later this week, and feel free to add a comment below.

For many of us wine professionals, this will be a gloriously quiet week as thousands of our colleagues head off to Bordeaux for this week's Vinexpo, the biennial international wine exhibition by the Lac on the edge of Bordeaux that was officially opened yesterday with a daytime ceremony and the usual lavish dinner – this year at Lafite because Latour's proposed event was deemed not lavish enough.

This image, the first one chosen by the Vinexpo team to illustrate this year's event...