On Monday 19th November hosted in the gorgeous “Games Room” at London Hotel of the Year Zetter Townhouse in trendy Clerkenwell, Eventbrite’s UK crew brought together a diverse audience of event planners, bloggers and journalists to share their top industry insider tips on hosting or finding the best NYE events for 2012.
Matching 4 amazing champagnes to delicious canapes by Bruno Loubet, award winning champagne journalist, educator and broadcaster Jayne Powell (aka Champagne Jayne) was on hand to guide guests on an accessible sensory journey through grower, boutique house and grand marque champagne at different price points, as the whole room bonded over sparkling anecdotes and best practice tips in event management.
Here’s a short summary of what we ate and drank
Reception – England’s pioneering sparkling wine (note: #notachampagnewine ) Nyetimber Classic Cuvee 2003
Champagne Bruno Paillard Premier Cruvee
Snails with garlic and ginger butter
Smoked haddock fishcake, citrus ketchup
Champagne Jacquesson Cuvee 735
Mini yorkshire pudding, roast beef, horsradish cream
Champagne Lanson Gold 2002
Mini lamb burger mint relish
EVENTBRITE: Going Free For NYE (#britenye)
Following the popular Top Tips sessions by event experts Wok + Wine, FlavorPill and Champagne Jayne, to ensure celebrations really popped off, Katie McPhee (Eventbrite’s Community Manager) announced that all New Year’s Eve celebration events will be listed FREE for organisers on the eventbrite site.
Last but not least as the icing on our Christmas cake Katie also launched a great competition to win your own party worth GBP5,000. For more information please visit www.eventbrite.co.uk/NYE2012
More information about the champagne makers on show at #britenye
Champagne Tarlant: http://champagnejayne.com/champagne-tarlant/
Champagne Bruno Paillard: http://champagnejayne.com/champagne-bruno-paillard/
Champagne Jacquesson – the 700 series: http://www.champagnejacquesson.com/en/accueil_en.html