Recently the Bergerac advocates group traveled across the United States reaching out to tastemakers and wine merchants in order to extoll the virtues of wine from the region. In San Francisco, the event took place at the famous Jackson Square restaurant, Chef Michael Tusk’s Quince
Bergerac wine is from an area in France east of Bourdeaux and north of Toulouse, and is made up of approximately 93 communes. The wine is delicious, a fact of which many North Americans are unaware, but of which the English and Dutch very much are.
At the Quince tasting, Anne Lataste of Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins de la Région de Bergerac, sponsored by UBIFrance, walked the attendees through the merits of the wines presented, as well as the region’s charms.
Paired with the wines was the following menu by Chef Lusk: