Brighton & Hove French Circle

  Wednesday 20, November 2019
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  The wines of Bordeaux are renowned and enjoyed all over the world, and help to extend the reputation of France, its culture and its gastronomy ; they are an important part of its identity. A byword for quality, refinement, luxury, the cultivation of the vine for two thousand years in this region has been quite eventful over the centuries, especially in the Middle Ages, when Aquitaine was English : these connoisseurs across the Channel particularly appreciate "claret", and they are the ones who first made a great contribution to the economic development of the vineyards of Bordeaux.