Bordeaux 2010 - Forging Links

From 24 to 27 June 2010 the Institute staged its seventh international symposium, Forging Links, in Bordeaux. This independent forum for dialogue, debate and original thinking attracted 300 delegates from 31 different countries.

Forging Links June 2010

Forging Links, the first Institute symposium to take place in France, was staged with the generous support of the following sponsors: Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux (principal sponsor); Office de Tourisme de Bordeaux; Conseil des Crus Classés de Sauternes et Barsac; Conseil des Grands Crus Classés en 1855; the Madame Bollinger Foundation; Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux; Union des Maisons de Bordeaux; Vins et Vignobles Dourthe; Riedel; San Pellegrino; and the Greek Wine Federation.

CIVB logo 

Conseil des Grands Crus Classés en 1855           Crus Classés de Sauternes-Barsac
Union des Maisons de Bordeaux      Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux
Bollinger  Vins et Vignobles Dourthe
OT Bordeaux Greek Wine Federation
        Riedel           San Pellegrino


Photos & Video

Follow the links below to access more than 1,300 photos from the event and videos of all the symposium keynote speeches, panel discussions and tastings.

Forging Links photo album

Forging Links videos

Forging Links videos en Français


Download a copy of the full symposium programme here.

Forging Links Programme