We are excited and proud this year to present two separate Wine and Champagne tasting trails and a Champagne bar, all surrounded by some "très chic décor" in addtion to Le Canard-Duchêne Main Bar. Entry to this area is free for Le Festival patrons, with prices for the tastings as indicated below.
Duval-Leroy "Boulevard de Champagne" (Champagne Trail)
In conjunction with our sponsor Duval-Leroy, we present a great number of champagnes for tasting. Similar to the wine tasting of previous years, entry is free, packs of three tastings of champagne are available to purchase, and this year there will be the option to also purchase a full serving of premium champagne. Staff from the champagne houses will be on site to discuss the merits of Extra Brut compared to Demi-sec. Takeaway sales are not permitted, however the exhibitors will take orders for delivery after the Le Festival.
Champagne Trail tasting prices:
Champagne tasting pack = $15 - Consists of 1 souvenir plastic flute and 3 tastings of champagne
Champagne tasting and drink pack = $30 - Consists of 1 souvenir plastic flute, 3 tastings of champagne, and one serving of premium champagne from the Duval-Leroy Champagne Bar.
Other exhibitors include Canard-Duchene and Roederer
DiscoverVin "La Route des Vins" (Wine Trail)
In conjunction with our sponsor DiscoverVin, we present several premium French wines for tasting. Entry is free, packs of three wine tastings are available to purchase,
and this year there will be the option to also purchase a full serving of premium wine. Staff from the wine exhibitors will be on site to teach you the difference between Bordeaux and Beaujolais. Takeaway sales are not permitted, however the exhibitors will take orders for delivery after the Le Festival.
Wine Trail tasting prices:
Wine tasting = $10 - Consists of 1 souvenir plastic wine glass and 3 tastings of wine
Wine tasting and drink pack = $25 - Consists of 1 souvenir plastic wine glass, 3 tastings of wine, and one serving of premium wine from the Duval-Leroy Champagne Bar.
Other exhibitors include Maison Aix and Voila Wines & Co
The Duval-Leroy Champagne Bar
Returning by popular demand, with magnifique style straight from Reims. This bar offers premium French wines and champagnes which are not available at the festival main bar, with excellent décor and views across the Brisbane Rivière. Stocks will be very limited, so visit early to view the full range of exclusive wines and champagnes. Non-alcoholic beverages will also be available.
The souvenir wine glasses and souvenir champagne flutes
The souvenir wine glasses and souvenir champagne flutes are made of high quality, dishwasher safe, shatter proof, reusable and recyclable plastic. Please keep and take them home to reuse many times, in picnics, travels, etc..