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Friday, 26 April 2013

Concours Mondial Sauvignon 2013: a few pics from today's tasting

At the entrance to the Château de Blois – the tasting venue

Part of the Château where the tasting is held

Jean-Pierre Gouvaze: organiser from Interloire

Thomas Costenoble: director of the Concours

Lionel Gosseaume: Touraine Oisly producer in Choussy near Oisly 
+ world expert on Meslier Saint François

Dr Jamie Goode (author of the Science of Sauvignon Blanc) flying the flag
Jean-Christophe Bourgeois in background   

Trio of photos of the tasting underway

Pierre Chainier tastes while surveying the room

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