Events - For The Love Of Champagne
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Champagne Events



Taste Champagne – Tyson Stelzer


Over the past five years, Taste Champagne has exploded into the biggest champagne showcase in the world. In 2017, the event welcomed 2,500 trade, media, agents and public in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Perth.

In 2018, Taste Champagne will be even bigger, with Adelaide joining the line-up.

Taste Champagne is a grand tasting in which guests are invited to stroll at their own pace between houses, growers and cooperatives. In 2017, the event showcased 214 cuvées from 74 houses.

In 2018, Taste Champagne will be hosted by Tyson Stelzer, International Wine & Spirit Communicator of the Year, in conjunction with BlackEvents.

Times and dates are as follows:

Sydney – Four Seasons Hotel – 6-9pm Monday, 6th August 2018
Canberra – Old Parliament House – 6-9pm Wednesday, 8th August 2018
Brisbane – Sofitel Brisbane Central – 6-9pm Monday, 13th August 2018
Perth – Beaumonde On the Point– 6-9pm Wednesday, 15th August 2018
Melbourne – Plaza Ballroom – 6-9pm Monday, 20th August 2018
Adelaide – Adelaide Festival Centre – 6-9pm Wednesday, 22nd August 2018

Tickets to public and trade tastings are available for each event.



Champagne Classes and Private Champagne Tastings, Brisbane – Bernadette O’Shea


Bernadette O’Shea has been saluted by France’s finest champagne makers. She has been honoured in Australia since 1984, when she became the first non-professional woman to win the coveted Vin de Champagne Award, an award she currently co-judges. Bernadette continues to communicate her love of champagne as a full-time champagne consultant and educator in Brisbane. Here is a list of events she hosts for those who live in Brisbane.

Monthly Champagne Club

Champagne club meets on the first Tuesday of every month to enjoy champagne and meet like minded people. Meet on the first Tuesday of each month at the Emporium Hotel, 1000 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, between 5.30pm and 7.30pm.
Two Night Champagne Class

Held on two consecutive Monday evenings, Bernadette O’Shea will demonstrate the House style of eight champagne producers.

Executive One Night Champagne Class

Designed specifically for who can not attend the two night course, Bernadette has now introduced a new condensed one night course featuring a 10 champagnes in total, encompassing both non vintage and vintages, reflecting the nuances and effects of various houses as well as differing years.

Boardroom Talks and Corporate Events

Bernadette will attract and entice the most discerning of clients in your boardroom or corporate event.
Champagne Dinners

Bernadette hosts a range of dinners and soirées on request.


Further details pertaining to all events can be accessed by contacting Bernadette on (07) 3252 5052 or