The Worlds Largest Wine Showcase
Every two years, Vinexpo takes over Bordeaux for one big celebration of the grape
Vinexpo is the biggest wine show on earth -- an intense, congested, sweaty affair held in Bordeaux every other year in an exhibition hall thats the size of several football fields. But at night, business gives way to pleasure and glamour as dozens of châteaus engage in red-carpet hospitality that doubles as savvy public relations.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 15, 2001.