Vinexpo 2019

Vinexpo 2019 in Bordeaux - 12th to 17th May 2019

 

I experienced a very eventful 5 days in Bordeaux during Vinexpo in May 2019

On Sunday the 12th May, I went to Vinexpo Gala Dinner at beautiful Chateau Soutard organized by ......... 

Next day, Monday the 13th, I participated in beautifullly organized dinner at Chateau d'Yquem for the international press. It was a quite intimate one, only 400 people were there, including owner of Yquem and Cheval Blanc and new mayor of Bordeaux

 

 

Latest news

2020 vintage in Bordeaux is said to follow the trend of excellent vintages as f.i. 2016 and 2018/9. Because of coronavirus, I did not travel to Bordeaux for primeurs tastings. Instead, I'm getting barrel samples sent to my home in Copenhagen. I expect to taste between 400-500 barrel samples. NB - report with TNs and ratings will first be available in "2020 FROM BARREL" ("VINTAGES") chapter at the beginning of June/mid-June.

full report on the 2018 vintage is now available on my website (April 2021). Close to 500 tasted wines. Check out chapter "2018 IN BOTTLE" in "VINTAGES".

TNs/ratings on 2019 Bordeaux barrel samples - see "2019" in the "Vintages" chapter. I received 325 samples from classified/non-classified properties, which I tasted during the summer of 2020.

A new feature is the Burgundy blog in the News chapter, which includes impressions from tastings/tasting dinners attended since November 2018.

In addition to my website, I also post tasting notes to a well-driven and hugely- scaled website, www.tastingbook.com, where I've 7.750+ followers and 2.350+ TNs by primo April 2021.