The Grand Conseil du Vin de BordeauxMay 5, 2021
News Release : “Bordeaux 2020 Vintage Tastings" The Grand Conseil & the Commanderies de Bordeaux
At the end of the month of April 2021, the Grand Conseil du Vin de Bordeaux once again held its campaign to reveal the new vintage in Bordeaux, by coordinating tastings within Commanderies de Bordeaux based in Europe, Asia and the United States.
18 destinations in total, one third more than last year.
All the diversity of the Bordeaux region was represented for these “2020 Vintage” tastings, to which (in limited number) Commandeurs and also some professionals and journalists were invited.
Here is the full programme of the “Bordeaux 2020 Vintage Tastings" – Commanderies de Bordeaux :
Bristol, 26th April 2021, Church Farm House, Ubley, near Bristol, Journalists & professionals invited
Brussels, 30th April 2021, from 6pm to 9pm, CVBB – Brussels- Reception rooms of the Commanderie - Journalists & professionals invited
Frankfurt, 26th April 2021, from 6pm, Conference Room, Neue Mainzer Str. 2-4 | 60311 Frankfurt
Madrid, date to be confirmed
Paris, date to be confirmed
Hong Kong, 30th April 2021, tasting & dinner, at The Sports Club, Hong Kong
Saigon, 26th April 2021, at 5pm, at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Saigon
Tokyo, 27th April 2021, at 2pm, at the Hibiya Palace (Restaurant), journalists and professionals invited
Atlanta, 27th April 2021, 5pm to 6pm, in the gardens of Maître Doug Bryant's residence. Guests included professionals from Sherlocks Wine Merchants
Boston, 1st May 2021
Cleveland, 28th April 2021, presence of Importer Kysela Father & Son and Marianne Frantz, founder of the Cleveland Wine School
Dallas, 27th April, at 5.30pm, Roots & Water Private Wine Club. Guests included the buyer from Roots & Water, the buyer from MISA, journalists and 13 Commandeurs
Denver, 23rd April 2021, from 4pm to 7pm, at The Denver Country Club
Nashville, 28th April 2021, at 2pm, at the Office of Nashville Wine Auction. Guests included: Chris Chamberlain - Freelance Food, Drink & Travel writer; Dave Mahanes - publisher for Sophisticated Living Magazine; Calvin Webster - Wine Portfolio Manager at Ajax Turner & Co; Jenelle Engelson - AGM & Sommelier at Henley Nashville; Alex Burch - Wine Director at Bastion Nashville; Jenn McDonnell - Director of E3 Chophouse Nashville
New Orleans, 27th April 2021. Guests included: 3 or 4 Commandeurs, the buyers for restaurants Galatoire & Brennann (Bill Kearney & Briathe Tidwell), the buyer for Nola Wine Merchants (Geoff Warton), the wholesale buyer for Scott Levy Selections for Louisiana, Buck Williams - Commandeur and the buyer for Doris Metropolitan Restaurant (New Orleans and Houston)
Palm Beach, 29th April, 2021, at 12pm, at The Sailfish Club, Palm Beach. Guests included: 2 or 3 Sommeliers, including Virginia Philips
Saint-Louis, 29th April 2021
San Francisco, 26th April 2021, at 5pm, at The French Club in San Francisco. Among the guests, the buyer for the most high-end catering firm in San Francisco