In a world rife with knock-offs and imitations, Comité Interprofessionnel du vin de Champagne, a not-so secret service, jammed a cork inside any faux French and confirmed exactly what ‘Champagne’ means.
The Champagne Bureau is charged with the task of maintaining this benchmark of quality, authenticity and excellence for the region’s exports here in Australia. Rightly so, just observe the flood of fake Louis and Gucci diluting luxury to record proportions. Fashion Bureau, where are you?
Champagne season is almost upon us and we have adopted the habit of celebrating with the clinking of fine flutes. It’s natural – if you are going to do something often, then do it well.
The Champagne Bureau Master Class will arm you with a high dose of know-how when popping, pouring and putting it away.
Ambassadors will share their knowledge of Vintage, Cuvées, Demi-Secs, Blanc de Blancs and Blanc de Noirs. It’s not all serious stuff though, expect tips for life and facts for forever, like appropriate chilling techniques and serving temperatures to be shared.
Champagne Bureau 2011 National Master Class Series
Sydney: Monday 22 August 2011
Melbourne: Monday 29 August 2011
T: (02) 9555 8891