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Together with Managing Director Clovis Taittinger, it’s our great pleasure to invite you to join us for the launch of Taittinger Comtes de Champagne 2012. Taittinger’s depth of reach into the Côte des Blancs grand crus has made Comtes de Champagne one of Champagne’s most consistent blanc de blancs, holding an enviable position among the […]

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Celebrating the greatest champagne houses, we welcome you to join us in an exclusive champagne weekend on 1-3 March 2024 at Spicers Peak Lodge. This special weekend is an immersion in three of my favourite champagne houses, featuring Bollinger, Charles Heidsieck and Louis Roederer alongside highlights from Billecart-Salmon, Krug, Pierre Gimonnet and Taittinger! The weekend […]

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Together with Charles Heidsieck Managing Director, Stephen Leroux, it’s my great pleasure to invite you to join me for the launch of Blanc des Millénaires 2014 and a brand new, top secret Charles cuvée!

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It’s my great pleasure to invite you to an extraordinary experience of the greatest champagne vintages of each of the past five decades, including five en magnum, at Montrachet on Saturday 20 April 2024. Of every great champagne I have ever tasted from the 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s, one house has put forward almost […]

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I met Charles Heidsieck’s new Chef de Cave Elise Losfelt on an intense morning at a particularly pivotal moment of her career and asked her how a newcomer can carry on the legacy of one of the greatest lineages of chef de caves in champagne history. Charles Heidsieck was one of the very first houses […]

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The 2023 Penfolds Collection release comes with a particularly high level of anticipation this year, thanks to the exemplary 2021 and 2022 harvests across south-eastern Australia, hailed by Peter Gago as the two best back-to-back vintages for reds in Coonawarra since 1990 and 1991.

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You are invited to the ultimate immersion in the great wines of Europe at Spicers Tower Lodge on 21-23 July 2023, hosted by Tyson Stelzer, International Wine Communicator of the Year and author of The Champagne Guide. The person due more credit than any other for introducing Australia to the great wines of Europe was […]

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Together with Montrachet chef Shannon Kellam it’s my great pleasure to invite you to our inaugural Winter Black Truffle Dinner on Thursday 27 July, to celebrate Shannon’s official role of ambassador for Truffle Hill Manjimup! Shannon has presented truffles throughout France, Norway, Singapore and China, and has admired and championed Truffle Hill since before taking […]

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The most advanced champagne tasting course is back! Read the full story of my inaugural Advanced Champagne Certificate, including photos and guest reflections. Throughout my champagne journey, I have been privileged to countless ‘epiphany moments’ – tastings with chef de caves of unique components that offer a profound insight into the terroirs and techniques of […]

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It’s my great pleasure to invite you to an intimate dinner and masterclass to celebrate the launch of Bollinger R.D. 2008 and The Art of Blending Special Cuvée Masterclass with Bollinger’s new Chef de Cave Denis Bunner on his very first visit to Australia at La Cache à Vín on Wednesday 19 July 2023. The […]

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It’s my great privilege to invite you to dinner at The Portland Restaurant London to share nine of the most sublime cuvées of the year, exploring the future of champagne, and celebrating the launch of The Champagne Guide Online! Champagne is evolving quickly and establishing new directions for the future. I’ve assembled nine particularly special […]

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