A judgment in Grenache, Perpignan edition

by  |  22-05-2019

Taking the TGV from Perpignan in the direction of Spain gives you that brief glimpse of what being a protagonist in a billion-dollar superhero franchise must feel like. There’s this rush as you gain more and more speed with the train as it bears down on the Pyrenées range. Just as you top 200kph and appear ready to crash into the mountains, there’s this sudden ‘foop’ as you get swallowed by the Perthus Tunnel, staying in darkness for maybe 3-4 minutes and then experience an inverse ‘woop’ are you pop out the other side in the markedly different terrain of Catalunya in Spain. I never tire of the experience but this little superhero bit actually happened at the end of judging Grenaches du Monde. The beginning saw me boarding the train to head up to Perpignan from Girona. Once having found my seat, I looked around to see that I […]
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