Top 5 Champagnes For Romance

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Secret Agent of Seduction Somehow seduction and champagne have always been inexorably linked. Perhaps its down to eighteenth century royal courtesan Madame de Pompadour (favourite mistress to Louis XV). She was the first beauty to spruik champagne … [Read more...]

How to Serve Champagne

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The Chill Factor Champagne would not be champagne without the presence of those magical bubbles. They rise to greet you in lazy, delicate streams of sparkling splendour, tickling your nose with fantastic aromas and making your glass a sight to … [Read more...]

Why Choose Grower Champagnes?

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Brand Vs Boutique Since the 1980s the champagne industry has become increasingly dominated by multinational corporations that own a number of brands as part of their portfolio of luxury products. The financial clout and promotional power of these … [Read more...]

First Ladies of Champagne Vue de Monde

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Celebrate Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 20th Anniversary in Sparkling Style! Pamper your palate and discover the secret history of champagne, as you unravel the fascinating stories of the powerful women behind the bubbles. Hosted literally … [Read more...]

When Channel 10 The Circle Met Champagne Jayne – WATCH HERE

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Had so much champagne fun with the lovely ladies from Channel 10 The Circle on Halloween - we opened a delicious bottle of new prestige cuvee Champagne Armand de Brignac rose (launched in 2008 costs AUS$750) live on national TV - it was a … [Read more...]

Champagne Ruinart

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In September 1729, the modern-day champagne business officially began when a wealthy cloth merchant from Epernay called Nicolas Ruinart opened the doors of the first official Champagne House. Perhaps it was destiny that Nicoas's uncle( Dom Thierry … [Read more...]

Sydney’s Champagne Day 2011 Tasting Menu

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    SYDNEY SUNRISE ON CHAMPAGNE DAY TASTING MENU   Champagne Pierre Gimonnet Blanc de Blancs Variety: 1er cru chardonnay Green gold in colour and wonderfully fresh and fruity on the palate this is a delicate lacy style … [Read more...]

Champagne Charles Heidsieck

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Captivating the Americans Charles-Camille Heidsieck was the first champagne-maker ever to travel to America. His great uncle Florenz-Louis Heidsieck had emigrated from Germany and founded Champagne Heidsieck & Co in Reims just a few years before … [Read more...]

Champagne Bollinger

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Nicknamed ‘Bolly’ by devotees who view this independent family-owned brand( founded in 1829) as the ‘aristocrat of champagne’, the House of Bollinger, with its uncompromising rich and powerful style of classic Pinot-dominant champagnes offering great … [Read more...]

Celebrate With William & Kate – CLICK HERE

Royal Wedding Champagnes On April 29th 2011 the whole world will be watching when William Wales (aka Prince William) marries his university sweetheart Kate Middleton, in the royal wedding of the century. Champagne will be absolutely de rigeur for … [Read more...]