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    Saké puts the cherry on top

    Saké as defined by Merrriam-Webster is a ‘Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice. Often mistakenly called a wine, sake is closer in its method of manufacture to beer.. In Japan, where it is the national beverage and the traditional drink of the Shinto gods … Saké Brisbane however, is a contemporary Japanese restaurant presenting […]

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    Champagne Taittinger/Sofitel promotion

    Our winner of a bottle of limited edition Champagne Taittinger Brut Reserve NV is: Tracy H. of New South Wales. Her answer to the question “In a Magnifique Sofitel room, with a bottle of chilled Champagne Taittinger, I would … Call George Clooney and say …””where are you mon petit chou ?..we cannot allow the […]

  • Arras Group Shot in Ice

    The Man behind the Arras

    There is champagne and there is sparkling wine. The Champenois fiercely and rightly guard their name and their traditions; centuries of meticulous development give them that right. But there are many other sparklers around the globe. Most are everyday bubbly fun but some are serious. Not many are more seriously admired by the world’s commentators […]

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    Spicers Clovelly Estate – A little bit country a little bit …

    From the moment you first spot the main building as you drive into Spicers Clovelly Estate, you know you’re somewhere special. When you receive one of the friendliest check-ins you’ve ever had on the planet you know that the people here, care. And then when you enter your uber-comfortable suite you know you’re in the […]

  • Scene from Swan Lake 4 - Photo by MIRA

    A MOST AMERICAN BALLET COMPANY

    In what could only be described as an enormous coup (or should that be coupé) for Brisbane, the American Ballet Theatre will perform exclusively and for the first time in Australia at QPAC. The season of just 13 performances will be staged from August 28th to September 7. Following on from the sell-out season of […]

  • Salon Gift Box

    A SINGULAR WINE, A SINGULAR EVENT

    Of all the great champagne houses there are few born of such a single-minded and precise ambition. In the early 1900s one man, Aimé Salon, so passionate about his bubbles, chose one grape (Chardonnay), one region (Côte de Blancs), one cru (le Mesnil-sur-Oger) and one vintage. Originally his tiny one hectare vineyard was for his […]

TAL_9749_

Saké puts the cherry on top

Saké as defined by Merrriam-Webster is a ‘Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice. Often mistakenly called a wine, sake is closer in its method of manufacture to beer.. In Japan, where it is the national beverage and the traditional drink of the Shinto gods … Saké Brisbane however, is a contemporary Japanese restaurant presenting […]

taittingerchampagne1_bu6e

Champagne Taittinger/Sofitel promotion

Our winner of a bottle of limited edition Champagne Taittinger Brut Reserve NV is: Tracy H. of New South Wales. Her answer to the question “In a Magnifique Sofitel room, with a bottle of chilled Champagne Taittinger, I would … Call George Clooney and say …””where are you mon petit chou ?..we cannot allow the […]

Arras Group Shot in Ice

The Man behind the Arras

There is champagne and there is sparkling wine. The Champenois fiercely and rightly guard their name and their traditions; centuries of meticulous development give them that right. But there are many other sparklers around the globe. Most are everyday bubbly fun but some are serious. Not many are more seriously admired by the world’s commentators […]

Spicers exterior-1164

Spicers Clovelly Estate – A little bit country a little bit …

From the moment you first spot the main building as you drive into Spicers Clovelly Estate, you know you’re somewhere special. When you receive one of the friendliest check-ins you’ve ever had on the planet you know that the people here, care. And then when you enter your uber-comfortable suite you know you’re in the […]

Scene from Swan Lake 4 - Photo by MIRA

A MOST AMERICAN BALLET COMPANY

In what could only be described as an enormous coup (or should that be coupé) for Brisbane, the American Ballet Theatre will perform exclusively and for the first time in Australia at QPAC. The season of just 13 performances will be staged from August 28th to September 7. Following on from the sell-out season of […]

Salon Gift Box

A SINGULAR WINE, A SINGULAR EVENT

Of all the great champagne houses there are few born of such a single-minded and precise ambition. In the early 1900s one man, Aimé Salon, so passionate about his bubbles, chose one grape (Chardonnay), one region (Côte de Blancs), one cru (le Mesnil-sur-Oger) and one vintage. Originally his tiny one hectare vineyard was for his […]