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Five eye openers for your first time in Bordeaux

If you have never been to Bordeaux before it can be an overwhelming experience to live the sights, sounds and smells that manifest the making of its wine. For this reason, the Bordeaux Training trip has a legendary reputation within Berrys. With early starts and tight schedules to make the numerous daily Châteaux visits it’s […]

A Guide to Bordeaux’s Right Bank

The terms Left Bank and Right Bank refer to the two parts of the Bordeaux wine region that lie on either side of the River Garonne and the huge Gironde estuary, into which the Rivers Garonne and Dordogne flow. These waters exert a significant influence on both the climate and the soil structures of each sub-region […]

Record breakers

Today has been an excellent day in Bordeaux, not only because the weather has been better than anyone can remember during en primeur week, but also because of the quality of wines we have been tasting. The likes of Ch. Pichon-Lalande, Batailley, Lynch Bages, Ch. Branaire-Ducru (below) and Gruaud Larose are producing some classically elegant wines […]