Top 5 Champagnes For Romance


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 … [Read more...]

First Ladies of Champagne Vue de Monde


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...]

Sydney’s Champagne Day 2011 Tasting Menu


    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...]

Get Your Champagne on Sydney! #MIM2011

A headless @frenchwineman serving me Champagne Bereche at Felix

When you talk about alcohol for a living, you rarely get to drink. It's quite usual that you spit at events so that your audience doesn't have to. Feeling like you've been let loose in a candy shop to taste as you please (and swallow!) is a rare … [Read more...]

International Women’s Day Centenary Champagne Celebrations


On March 7th Women In Business Industry & Investment NSW and Commonwealth Bank’s Women In Focus program joined forces to host a special charity lunch celebration “Food For Thought” to recognise women contributing to the Australian Food Industry, … [Read more...]

Champagne ‘Boy’ Please!

From LtoR: @thewinemuse @fixstjames @champagnejayne @winingpom @ozwinereview @up_shiraz

Born at Buckingham Palace in 1841, Edward eldest son of Queen Victoria, was crowned Prince of Wales at just four weeks old, but had to wait until he was sixty to ascend to the throne. Educated privately and Edinburgh, Oxford and Cambridge … [Read more...]

Recipe For Success: #MIM2011

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March Into Merivale 2011 launched with a bang on Monday night at a special EST dinner where guests were entranced by 7 tastes of heaven on a plate, delivered by Andrew McConnell from AGT Restaurant of the Year 2011 Cutler & Co in … [Read more...]

March Into Merivale Rides Again


How cool is it to have a 3 week food and wine entertainment event in the middle of summer? And how sexy is the arty advertising poster for "Art of Food" - whatever age you are and whatever your tastes - check out the line up of sensory indulgence and … [Read more...]

Festival First Night – Fireworks, Fans & Faces


Fun-loving crowds cooled by free electric fans(branded of course), live music and performance of every genre, fireworks and delicious food and wine to be found in every corner of the metropolis - this can only be Sydney in summer - a multitude of … [Read more...]