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Note: events are open to both men and women, members and non-members. Men must always be accompanied by a woman for in-person events, but not for online events. Please ask if in doubt.


Aug 08, 2020
From 10 PM to 11:30 PM

Location Online (Paris Time Zone)

Join me for a Champagne Brunch or Happy Hour and learn all about what makes champagne such a food-friendly wine and what flavours to expect with different styles of champagne.

Pairing Champagne and Food - Webinar - Saturday

Pairing Champagne and Food - Webinar - Saturday

Champagne is mostly known as a celebratory wine served to mark special occasions, but it is also a very food-friendly wine. Sommeliers and chefs love working together to pair champagne with main courses, even spicy Indian dishes! But… not all types of champagnes pair well with all types of foods. You wouldn’t want to serve a bone dry champagne with sweet wedding cake for example. It would leave a very bitter taste in your mouth.


This comprehensive webinar is designed for champagne-lovers and foodies. It starts with a short introduction to explain why champagne is such a food-friendly wine, then dives deep into the factors that influence the taste profile of a champagne. We will explore:

  • the diverse terroirs
  • the characteristics of the grape varieties
  • the type of vessel used to ferment the wine 
  • the concept of reserve wine 
  • the influence of time spent ageing
  • the critical phase of sugar dosage 


We will finish the webinar by sharing some recommendations of great champagne and food pairings to try. We want to give you the tools to explore your senses and undertake your own experiments pairing champagne with food.


You don’t have to pop open a bottle of champagne to benefit from the chat, but it will make the session more interactive, and certainly cheer you up! If you do decide to pour yourself a glass of bubbly during our session, upon registration you will receive a list of optional foods you could try with your champagne.


Duration:  1.5 hours

Cost: 10€ for Delectabulles members and 15€ for non-members

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