We have so many brilliant photos (taken by Joel Knight of The London Event Photography Company) it is almost impossible to choose our favourites. So we will be posting them in two installments, roughly split into upstairs and downstairs, but also equating to earlier and later….
The calm before the storm….
First stop St Estephe…
Fabrice Bacquey of Ch Phelan Segur
Basile and Berangere Tesseron of Chateau Lafon Rochet
Sophie Marc of Chateau Calon Segur
Lorraine Watrin of Chateau Montrose
And down the river to Pauillac
Anyone for an oyster and a glass of Lynch Bages Blanc 2013?
Marina Cazes of Chateau Lynch Bages
Marinel Fitzsimons pouring Chateau Pichon Lalande
Christian Seely and Georgie Crawley beseiged at the Pichon Baron table
Pierre-Antoine Borie of Chx Grand Puy Lacoste and Haut Batailley
Michel Perrot of Chx Batailley and Trottevieille
Next up St Julien…
Jean-Dominique Videau of Chateau Branaire Ducru
Matthieu Bordes of Chateau Lagrange
Jean Triaud of Chx St Pierre and Gloria
Jean-Paul Bignon of Chx Senejac and Talbot
Magali Pourquie from Chateaux Mauvesin Barton, Langoa Barton and Leoville Barton
Anne Cuvelier of Chateau Leoville Poyferre
“These are not the spittoons you are looking for.”