During the five days of tastings, deal-making, networking, seminars and lavish parties that marked this June's Vinexpo, Asian buyers were a commanding presence, making up one out of every three foreign visitors. Newly unveiled château buildings broke away from Bordeaux's formal 18th-century architecture to showcase cutting-edge design and an ultramodern feel more akin to Spanish wineries. Wine Spectator's Dana Nigro explains.
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