55. WINE AND WAR

Baillie Gifford Tent, Thu 28th June 20:45 - 21:45 (60 mins)

With the tide of war crashing around them, what lengths will ordinary people go to to continue one of man’s greatest traditions? Nicholas Barker will describe the role wine played during WWII, looking at the German’s thirst for the greatest wines known to man, the British carrying on their wine habits under fire and the French trying their best to stop everyone stealing their most precious resource.