Four Day Exploration

of the Champagne Region

Thursday 9th to Monday 13th June 2022

The weekend started on the Thursday evening with an initial dinner at Le Grand Café in central Reims. Champagne and fine Burgundy went alongside an excellent fixed menu from proprietors, Caroline and Raymond Dufour.

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A few Novice Sabrages were also undertaken.

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On the Friday evening, a Champagne Reception at the premises of Philippe Brugnon (Deputy Grand Maître) included a tour of his production areas and cellars. The Chapitre followed where a number of rank elevations took place including two Grand Commanders.

 

Afterwards, a 4 course dinner was presented with further Champagne and fine burgundy. Live DJ entertainment was also provided.

Here are a few photos from the evening:

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Two Methusalems were Sabraged.

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