CommanderieMay 23, 2019
Commanderie de Bordeaux in Madrid - Visit to the Bordeaux Winegrowing Region
Pelayo de la Mata, Maître of the Commanderie de Bordeaux in Madrid, Daniel de Busturia, Territorial Grand Maître of Spain Emeritus and 16 Commandeurs came for a short stay in the Bordeaux winegrowing region, from 23rd to 25th May 2019.
The group of 18 Commandeurs was able to enjoy a schedule of visits and tastings at properties in the appellations of Saint-Emilion, Pomerol and Pessac-Léognan. Lunches and dinners with estate owners were also organized to receive the members of the Commanderie de Bordeaux in Madrid.
In the morning of Saturday 25th May, the Spanish delegation went to Hangar 14 in Bordeaux, where the Union des Grands Crus was holding, as part of its Grands Crus Weekend from 24th to 26th May, a tasting presenting more than 110 wines, with a large number of winegrowers present at this event