The Biggest Champagne Tasting Ever

MOËT & CHANDON BREAKS THE GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS TITLE FOR THE LARGEST CHAMPAGNE TASTING EVENT AT SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE Today on Global Champagne Day, Moët & Chandon, in partnership with Vintage Cellars, broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest Champagne tasting at the iconic Sydney Opera House on their 44th birthday with over […]

The Great Australian Red Results 2017

The winners of The Great Australian Red 2017 represent an exciting set of relative newcomers, showcasing a continued and exciting evolution for Australia’s definitive blend of cabernet sauvignon and shiraz. In a resounding statement of the value of this blend, the winner of The Great Australian Red 2017 was Pepperjack Certified Shiraz Cabernet 2016, a […]

Penfolds 2017 Release Reviews

The new round of Penfolds releases is coming on 19 October, in classy embossed and debossed bottles for the first time. This year the wines to buy are 2014 St Henri, 2015 Bin 389, 2015 Bin 138 and 2016 Bin 311. Some prices are up (again) this year, most notably St Henri and Bin A […]

The Great Australian Red New York City Showcase

On 26 September 2017, Matthew Jukes and I hosted the inaugural USA showcase of The Great Australian Red at Corkbuzz Union Square in New York City for invited wine trade and media. An invitation only selection of Australia’s flagship cabernet shiraz blends represented back vintages and current release gold medal and trophy winning wines in […]

Champagne Events 2017

The Champagne Guide 2018-2019 has landed and Tyson Stelzer invites you to join him in raising a glass or two to celebrate! He’s coming to a location near you: Twenty-five dinners, tastings, galas, weekends and tours across ten cities, six states and four countries in all! Pre-release signed copies of The Champagne Guide 2018-2019 are […]

Champagne Deutz dinners with Fabrice Rosset

Tyson Stelzer invites you to dinner with Fabrice Rosset, the daring and inspiring personality behind the remarkable house of Champagne Deutz. At Tyson’s invitation, Fabrice is travelling to Australia from his Champagne Grand Cru of Aÿ to host three intimate dinners. Fabrice is an inspiration in his ambition, leadership and tenacity. Over more than two […]