Fabulous dream tour planned!

Fabulous dream tour planned!

Ever since I moved back to Australia, it has been a dream to organise a tour for like minded people to the Champagne region. All I needed was a catalyst, and little did I know that the catalyst would be so fabulous! After visiting Champagne last May with Jane from The...

Sparkle your way into a magical New Year

New Year’s Eve is the perfect time to Sparkle. And to really sparkle, I mean drink French champagne! I wish I didn’t have to say ‘French’ champagne, because champagne by definition is French, but it seems to be taking a while to get the message...
Tasting Perfection

Tasting Perfection

There has been a lot of talk lately about what the correct style of glass is for tasting champagne. Coincidentally, when I was on my Fabulous Ladies Tour of Champagne in May, I believe I found the ultimate vessel to tasting perfection! It was the unlikeliest of times...

I’m in a Champagne State of Mind!

Well. Here I am! I’ve been pinching myself daily, but I am in the little village of Rilly-la-Montagne, in the Montagne de Reims, sipping Tsarine Rose champagne in a claw foot bath. We have been clocking up the champagne experiences since I arrived in Europe last...

Mellow or Malo – learning the lingo!

Have you ever been at a champagne tasting and heard someone very knowledgeably say “This has a bit of Malo in it”? Then have you continued to sip your glass and wonder what on earth it is that they are talking about? “Mellow?” you would be...