SIX WAYS YOU CAN CELEBRATE CHAMPAGNE DAY ON OCTOBER 20TH, 2017

This is one of my favorite events of the year!  Wine lovers around the world raise a flute or two to the quintessential wine of celebration.

The eighth annual “Global Champagne Day” takes place this year October 20, 2017.  Its exclusively a global social media event.

Here are some ideas to celebrate this unique sparkling wine that only comes from the region of Champagne, France.

Pop a bottle of champagne
Simply open a bottle of Champagne and enjoy a glass with the people who make your life special.

Host friends or business colleagues
Invite friends or business colleagues over for a Champagne tasting. It’s a wonderful opportunity to get together and taste a variety of champagne.

Organize a Champagne cocktail session
Invite friends or business colleagues over to create classic champagne cocktails and invent new ones

Organize a Game Night
Organize a Champagne trivia night in your home or at your favorite wine bar.

Go Out
Watch for events taking place at hotels, bars and restaurants.

Share our Photos, Videos and Experiences on Social Media
Instagram, twitter, facebook, all of the above

Hashtags to use:

#champagneday

#popthecork

#global

#champagne

#globalchampagneday

#champagneday

or create your own!

 

Liz Palmer
Dame Chevalier de Coteaux de Champagne
Award winning author of The Ultimate Guide to Champagne
https://www.amazon.com/Ultimate-Guide-Champagne-Liz-Palmer/dp/0991894634

Twitter accounts:  @LizPalmer_Wine and @LizPalmer_

Instagram: @LizPalmer_

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LizPalmerChampagne

Liz Palmer Presents a “Cognac Workshop” with Damien Bertrand of De Luze

Join us for a special “Cognac Workshop” with Damien Bertrand of De Luze Cognac!

De Luze Cognac is produced by the Boinaud family, the largest landowner in the Cognac area and who has 24 generations worth of experience distilling the world’s best “eau de vie”!

“Our delicious Cognac is distilled on lees in small pot stills, then aged in oak barrels built by our own cooper, finally, after slow aging, our master blender perfects the finial liquid which is filled into our iconic bottles.”

Following the presentation, an exclusive tasting of three different styles with the Damien Bertrand, Commercial Director of of De Luze Cognac.  Damien was born in Cognac and son of a winegrower. He in town for this special presentation!

Learn the differences in styles

Learn to taste

Learn how to read a label

 

Cognacs being tasted, include:

Cognac De Luze VS – Cognac De luze VSOP – Cognac De Luze XO

Reserve now – limited space:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/toronto-wine-event-liz-palmer-presents-de-luze-cognac-workshop-tickets-38869312159

Next up:

Champagne & Chocolate Pairing [December 5th, 2017 – 6:30 – 8:00 pm]

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

Please don’t forget to follow @lizpalmer_ and @torontowinenews

Toronto Wine Event: Champagne and Chocolate – Yes Please! by Liz Palmer

Join us for our popular “Champagne Social’ and get some tips on pairing Champagne and chocolate from leading Champagne expert Liz Palmer.

You will learn which Champagne styles pair with which type of chocolate, while sipping on a champagne cocktail.

After a brief seminar, we will be pairing 2-3 champagne styles with various types of chocolate.

Date:  November 7, 2017

Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm 

Location: The Fine Wine Reserve, Toronto 

Registration: Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/toronto-wine-event-champagne-chocolate-pairing-by-liz-palmer-tickets-38507123844

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:   Creating Champagne Cocktails for the Holidays [November 21 – 6:30 – 8:00 pm]

Champagne and French Cheese [December 5 – 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 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: 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