September 1, 2015

Trade and Media Tastings

Taste Champagne Australia Postponed

The health and wellbeing of guests, exhibitors and staff is of course always the highest priority of Taste Champagne.

The uncertainty surrounding the duration of lockdowns, travel bans and mass events has led us to make the difficult and regretful decision to postpone Taste Champagne Australia 2020.

Current circumstances do not offer the clarity for us to reschedule right now, but we will stay in touch and advise of new dates just as soon as the global situation has stabilised.

The impact of coronavirus on champagne is particularly acute as a luxury and celebratory product, making this is a tough year for every grower, house and importer. We are resolutely committed to bringing Taste Champagne back stronger than ever, to reconnect you with champagne and its stories and people. Your support means everything to them and to us. Champagne is the beverage of celebration, and goodness knows we’ll all have more reason than ever to celebrate when we finally come through this!

As a representative of one of the houses said to us recently, “Be sure that on our side we keep corks ready to pop and we pile up a huge inventory of love and happiness to spread on a recovering world!” Bring on that day!

Any queries please contact Jody Rolfe, Event Manager,

We are delighted to invite you to Taste Champagne 2020.

Over the past seven years, Taste Champagne has exploded into the biggest global champagne showcase. In 2019 we welcomed more than 4,000 trade, media, agents and public in London, Hong Kong, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. We are thrilled to announce that Taste Champagne 2020 will be our biggest and best event series yet!

Taste Champagne is a grand tasting in which guests are invited to stroll at their own pace between houses, growers and cooperatives. In 2019, Taste Champagne Australia showcased 214 cuvées from 78 houses and we are lining up an even bigger listing in 2020.

Coming your way in August 2020, Taste Champagne is hosted by Tyson Stelzer, International Wine & Spirit Communicator of the Year, in conjunction with BlackEvents.

Taste Champagne Trade & Media tastings are reserved exclusively for wine media, retail wine buyers and sommeliers.

If you are an exhibiting agent representing a champagne house at Taste Champagne, please don’t register here. Contact us to register as an agent.

It’s our great pleasure to invite you to join us in 2020
at our biggest Taste Champagne series yet!

Sydney – Four Seasons Hotel – 1-5pm Monday 3rd August 2020

Perth – Beaumonde On the Point– 1-5pm Monday 10th August 2020

Adelaide– Festival Centre – 1-5pm Wednesday 12th August 2020

Brisbane – Breakfast Creek Lifestyle Centre – 1-5pm Monday 17th August 2020

Melbourne – Plaza Ballroom – 1-5pm Monday 24th August 2020

London – The Lindley Hall, The Royal Horticultural Halls – 11am-5pm Wednesday 25th March 2020

Hong Kong – TBC

Registrations are now open and places are strictly limited.

The one event all year which I MUST attend. It’s brilliant, and keeps getting better every year!
Stilly Merianos, Retail Area Manager, Red Bottle

This event will assist me in making more champagne flow through my bars and restaurants.
Simon McCarthy, Owner, Clapham Junction Wine Bar

A great experience to try names I’d never tasted. I placed orders!
Ptor Gjestland, Director, The Wasabi Group

A unique opportunity to source some grower champagnes for our list.
Ian Urquhart, Wine Director, The Avoca Hotel

The selection of wines is always outstanding, with great knowledgeable people behind the stands. If you can’t find a great drink to enjoy or list for your venue, then you’re in the wrong room!
Benjamin Preston, Senior Beverage Manager & Buyer, Seagrass Boutique Hospitality Group


Taste Champagne 2019 showcased 78 champagne houses, growers and
cooperatives and we are lining up an even bigger listing in 2020.

Achille Princier
Agrapart & Fils
Alfred Gratien
Bernard Brémont
Besserat de Bellefon
Canard Duchêne
Charles Heidsieck
Charles Orban
Chateau de Bligny
De Saint Gall Union Avize
Didier Chopin
Dom Pérignon
Dumangin J. Fils

Emmanuel Brochet
Franck Bonville
GH Martel
H. Lanvin & Fils
Hatt et Söner
Heidsieck & Co Monopole
Henri Abelé
Henri Laurent
José Michel
Joseph Perrier
Laherte Frères
Leclerc Briant
Lombard & Cie
Louis Roederer

Moët & Chandon
Nicolas Feuillatte
Marc Hebrart
Moutard Père & Fils
Mouzon Leroux
Palmer & Co
Palmes d’Or
Paul Louis Martin
Philippe Fourrier
Pierre Gimonnet & Fils
Pol Roger
Royal Riviera
Veuve Clicquot
Veuve Fourny & Fils

Some houses and growers not available at all sessions.

Taste Champagne 2020 is proudly supported by: