Who is Candy Champagne?
She is a 40-something year old champagne lover. She is a Director in a professional services accounting & advisory firm where she manages national marketing operations and go-to-market programs. She is married and has a young daughter.
Candy Champagne’s top 3 favourite champagne quotes:
1 – Why do I drink champagne for breakfast? Doesn’t everyone? (Noel Coward)
2 – I only drink champagne on two occasions. When I am in love and when I am not. (Coco Chanel)
3 – Burgundy makes you think of silly things, Bordeaux makes you talk of them, and Champagne makes you do them. (Jean-Antheime Brillat-Savarin)
Candy Champagne’s top 3 favourite champagne memories and experiences:
1 – Enjoying a vintage 1971 Dom Perignon on her husband’s 30th birthday
2 – Visiting Reims, France, for the first time in 1999 (and again in 2003), and touring the historic chalk cellars and experiencing the entire champagne making process hands-on
3 – Roederer Cristal champagne tasting at The New York Wine Experience in 2013 (a tasting of four vintages – Brut 2002, 1996, 1990 and Brut Rose 2002) – moderated by Alison Napjus