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March 14, 2022

Commanderie de Bordeaux in Naples - Parlement & Induction Ceremony, 7th February 2022

Maître Jon DeMoss

The Commanderie de Bordeaux in Naples, Florida held its 171st Parlement and Induction Ceremony at the Bay Colony Beach Club in Naples on February 7th, 2022.

The hosts for this dinner, Paul St. Onge and Mladen Stoev

We were honoured that Eric Vogt, the Grand-Maître of the United States of America came to our Commanderie and conducted the Inductions. Four new members were inducted and one new member was welcomed, who is also a member of the San Francisco and London Commanderies.

Members of the Induction party: Dr. Joseph Wall, Argentier, Eric Vogt, Grand Maître USA and Thomas Bulloch, Régent

Newly inducted Commandeurs, Fred Schultz, Fritz Krieger, John Ferriter, and Clément Cariot

The wines served with the dinner included 2014 Domaine de Chevalier Blanc, 1988 Château Margaux, Margaux, which came from the cellar of member Paul St.Onge, one of the hosts for the dinner. 1995 Chateau Lagrange, Saint-Julien, 1994 Chateau Pontet-Canet, Pauillac, 1995 Chateau Calon-Ségur, Saint-Estèphe, and 1988 Chateau Reiussec, Sauternes.

Bay Colony Executive Chef, Michael Mueller prepared a delightful meal to accompany these wines, which included roasted Sea Bass, guinea hen poached with truffle, grilled lamb loin and ricotta cheesecake.