“Christmas Kiss” Champagne Cocktail created by Liz Palmer


“Christmas Kiss”

Ingredients

〜2 round ice cubes (made with Harrods Lemmon grass tea
and 3-4 pink peppercorns)
〜3 oz brut Champagne
〜½ tsp of confit de champagne a la rose
〜Fresh rosemary sprigs
〜Champagne coupe

Instructions

Place two ice cubes into a chilled Champagne coupe, add ½ tsp of confit de champagne a la rose, add 3 ozs of brut Champagne and garnish with a rosemary sprig.
Enjoy!

Note:
Pink peppercorns are not true peppercorns, they are ripe berries from the Brazilian pepper tree. Because they are the same shape and size as true peppercorns and are marketed under “pink peppercorn.”

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Toronto Event – Champagne Tips For the Holidays

 

“Tis the Season for Champagne!

Join us at The Fine Wine Reserve for our first Annual Holiday Event!  

Champagne + Cognac + French Pastries + Appetizers + Chocolate  

Champagne Food Pairing Tips + Recipes + Christmas Music by Robert Roland

Further details and registration:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/toronto-wine-event-champagne-tips-for-the-holidays-by-liz-palmer-tickets-38507123844

Toronto Champagne Event: Japanese Food + Champagne – The Perfect Pairing!

Join us for a “Champagne Social’ and get some tips on pairing Japanese food with Champagne from leading Champagne expert Liz Palmer.

You will learn which champagne styles pair with sushi, sashimi and other Japanese cuisine, while sipping a champagne cocktail. You will see that “Japanese food comes alive with Champagne!” and that “Champagne is far more versatile as a food wine!”

After a brief seminar on tasting, we will be pairing 2-3 champagne styles with Japanese food.

Date: October 17, 2017  

Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm 

Location: The Fine Wine Reserve, Toronto 

Registration: Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/toronto-wine-event-japanese-food-and-champagne-the-perfect-pairing-tickets-38504408723?aff=es2

Twice a month, we offer you the opportunity to learn about champagne in a tasting guided by Award Winning Author and Dame Chevalier, Liz Palmer.

Next up:  

  • Champagne and Chocolate – [November 7 – 6:30 – 8:00 pm]; and
  • Creating Champagne Cocktails for the Holidays – [November 21 – 6:30 – 8:00 pm]

Do you have questions about Champagne Workshops + Corporate Events?   
You can reach me at: liz@liz-palmer.com

Toronto Champagne Workshop: Learn About Rose Champagne

 

Not only is Rosé Champagne popular, it is sophisticated and carefully crafted! At its best it combines yeasty complexity with supple fruitiness (from Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes). Each champagne house has its own approach to this delightful wine style.  We will be tasting two side-by-side in this very popular workshop.

To highlight the depth and complexity of Rosé Champagne, we will be pairing with various foods, including chocolate and red fruits.

Date:  October 3rd, 2017

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm 

Location: The Fine Wine Reserve, Toronto 

Registration: Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/liz-palmer-rose-champagne-workshop-tickets-37928369775

This is a limited seated tasting.

Twice a  month, we offer you the opportunity to learn about champagne in a tasting guided by Award Winning Author and Dame Chevalier, Liz Palmer.

Next up:        

Champagne and Sushi [October 17 – 6:00 – 7:30 pm]
Champagne and Chocolate [November 7 – 6:00 – 7:30 pm]

Have questions about Champagne Workshops?   Please email liz@liz-palmer.com

Toronto Champagne Workshop: From Terroir to Wine

Join award winning Author, Liz Palmer for unique champagne experiences!

Liz has created a series of introductory workshops for wine enthusiasts which will stimulate your mind and your all your senses.  The first one is From Terroir To Wine

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Fine Wine Reserve
439 King Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 1K4

 

Also on the programme is a tasting of Champagne J. de Telmont Brut and Rose.

About Liz Palmer 

Liz Palmer is a well-respected award-winning author and wine journalist since 2004, and has an international reputation as a critic and judge. Liz has had the pleasure of interviewing and tasting with some of the industry’s leading winemakers, professors and personalities.

Liz Palmer’s articles have appeared in national and international magazines. She is one of four founding international hosts for #ChampagneDay 2011-2017; she has served as a judge for the 2013-2017 Global Traveler’s Wines on the Wing airline wine competition (New York); 2014-2017 Michelangelo International Wine Awards (South Africa) 2014-2017; and for The Stevie Awards for Women in Business (New York) (2014-2017).

Her Memberships include: Wine Writers’ Circle of Canada, Circle of Wine Writers (UK) – Circle Committee, International Federation of Wine and Spirits Journalists and Writers (FIJEV); Wine Century Club (NYC), and The Fine Wine Reserve.

2017 Awards:
Liz Palmer’s first book, “The Ultimate Guide To Champagne” has received the National Award for the best French Wine Book at the Gourmand World Awards 2017. On April 7th, 2017 she was awarded the title of “Dame Chevalier” of the Ordre de Coteaux de Champagne at an official ceremony in Paris.

 

                                                             Limited Seating 

Registration; https://www.eventbrite.com/e/liz-palmer-champagne-workshops-tickets-37392944303?aff=ehomecard