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Champagne Tasting + Storytelling

Start:
May 18, 2019 5:30 pm
End:
May 18, 2019 7:30 pm
Venue:
CAM Raleigh

Join CAM and friends on Saturday, May 18th, for a rare glimpse into the storied champagne house Veuve Clicquot with special guest, Veuve Clicquot winemaker Bertrand Varoquier. At the center of it all is the Grande Dame of Champagne herself, Madame Clicquot. In 1805, Madame Clicquot’s husband, François, died unexpectedly, leaving Madame Clicquot a widow (Veuve in French) at the young age of 27. Breaking all societal norms of the day, she took the reins of the family business to become one of the first modern-day business women. Innovative, audacious, and resourceful, Madame Clicquot overcame economic, political, and agricultural challenges to bring her business to international acclaim. Over the course of her lifetime, she developed three of the most important innovations in champagne. Taste the wines and learn more about Madame Clicquot’s story, her industry-changing innovations, her wines, and her lasting demand for quality. Special thanks Chapel Hill Wine Company and BEAS member Liz Youngs of Moet Hennessy.

Menu created by Ashley Christensen, James Beard Award winner for Outstanding Chef in the Country.

BEAS Members + CAM Members: $40
Public Tickets: $50

This is a 21 and over event.