The other Bordeaux – part 1


Tom Munro, pictured here at Ch Tire Pé, which he describes as 'trailblazer in the shift towards Bordeaux's nineteenth-century viticultural palette', was an impressive finalist in our wine writing competition last year. Although he lives in Australia, his speciality is offbeat Bordeaux. As you will read. See also Malartic celebrates 20 years. For more on a selection of specific producers, see part 2

I’m heading home to Australia after five days in Bordeaux where I met with the new generation of vignerons drawing innovative inspiration from their struggle with global forces. 

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