Christmas came early this year. Renowned French wine guide Bettane+Desseauve and French restaurant critic Guide Lebey will be popping some of the finest bubbles from Champagne houses and grower estates for a joyful end-of-year celebration.
A hand-picked selection including Champagne Tattinger, Champagne Comté de Montaigne, Champagne Agrapart, Champagne Fleury to the region’s oldest Champagne house Champagne Henri Giraud will be poured at the ‘Jingle and Bubbles’-themed tasting on December 19.
Outside of Champagne, a range of sparkling wines including Cava producer Pares Balta, Loire Valley’s Domaine Jo Landron and France’s Domaine Belluard will also be served, along with cider producer Eric Bordelet.
Accompanying the wines will be artisan cheese selections from Domaine Beillevaire, a cheese producer in coastal town of Nantes, France, as well as foie gras supplied by Stan Café.
The full list of participating wineries includes:
Champagne Henri Giraud
Domaine Jo Landron
Champagne Comté de Montaigne
Champagne Paul Goerg
Champagne De Sousa
Champagne Vilmart & Cie.
Champagne Claude Cazals
The event will be held at The Hive in Wanchai from 6.45pm to 9.30pm. It’s sponsored by The Hive Wan Chai,Vino-joy.com,Trait d’Union, Foodie, OMuse, Riedel, and Stan Café.