The second evening in our five-part Bordeaux series focuses on some of the more diverse and unusual offerings from the region, including some lesser-known or lesser-planted grape varieties.
Discover the more unusual wines produced throughout the Bordeaux region. Whether it's sparkling Crémant de Bordeaux, whites made from Sauvignon Gris or reds from the lesser-planted Cabernet Franc or Malbec varieties, this tasting will show you a different side of this famous region.
Example wine list from 2020 event:
- Crémant de Bordeaux Blanc NV Les Cordeliers
- Château Le Coin, Sauvignon Gris
- Le C de Chai, Cuvée Noble
- La Bergeronette Chateau Fleur Haut Gaussens 2016
- La Viminiere Chateau Fleur Haut Gaussens, Malbec
- Château Moulin Saint George, Saint-Émilion Grand Cru
- La Fleur de Bouard, Lalande de Pomerol
- Cos d’Estournel, Goulée, Medoc
About the presenter, Anne McHale MW:
Anne is an award-winning Master of Wine, communicator and consultant based in London. Born and brought up in Belfast, Northern Ireland, she then went on to read French and Classics at Christ’s College, Cambridge. After graduating with First Class Honours, Anne moved to London and joined the wine trade, working for businesses as diverse as Mistral Wines, New Zealand Wines, the John Lewis Partnership and the prestigious Berry Bros. & Rudd, where for ten years she was an integral part of the Wine School team. Whilst at Berry Bros. & Rudd, Anne completed her WSET Diploma, winning the Vintners' Cup & Scholarship for top UK student, and then went on to achieve the highly sought-after Master of Wine qualification, winning three awards in the process including the Bollinger tasting medal and the Wines of Austria prize for top overall candidate.
In 2016 Anne established her own consultancy and education business, and has enjoyed a varied and exciting career ever since. She teaches the WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines at WSET School London.
Booking terms and conditions
Payment in full must be made at the time of booking and places are not confirmed until payment has been received. Unfortunately we cannot take provisional bookings.
Cancellations and transfers
- Cancellations and transfers can be made up to two weeks before the event
- Cancellations within 10 working days are non-refundable and cannot be transferred to another event
- If you need to change a name on the booking, please give us as much notice as possible
- WSET School London reserves the right to cancel an event. If necessary, a full refund or transfer will be offered.
Please note: The wine list and speaker/s may be subject to change
Intermediate: An in-depth exploration of a particular topic. Some prior knowledge is beneficial – such as a WSET Level 2 qualification – but these sessions will be enjoyable and educational for anyone with an interest in the subject.