Which champagne to choose for New Year’s Eve

It’s that time of year again, and we barely feel like we’ve washed all the glasses and thrown out all the ripped wrapping paper from last year’s Christmas celebrations, and New Year’s Eve is on us. If you are like me, you probably have not even...

A week of Champagne Fabulousness!

The bubbles are settling. Not that I ever want them to fully settle, but they are not quite so effervescent as they were a couple of weeks ago. I am home now, and looking through all the photos of the Fabulous Ladies Champagne Tour and I feel like I am back there! It...

The one about the champagne dream

10 days time. In just 10 days, I will be leaving Australia in an Air France jet, sipping champagne in Business Class heading towards a dream that has been about 20 years in the making. My champagne dream is becoming a reality. And I am slightly terrified! When I first...

Teaching an old dog new tricks

There is always something new to learn. Always. One of the things I love most about champagne is that with somewhere in the vicinity of 2000 independent growers, I will probably in my lifetime never taste them all. And with each new one I taste, I learn something new,...