Kaaren Palmer

is a multi-award winning author and educator
on the subject of her passion – Champagne.

Ordre des Coteaux de Champagne
Gourmand International Food and Wine Book Awards,
Winner Best French Wine Book 2016

To read Kaaren Palmer’s full biography
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web site last updated January 16, 2023
Champagne News January 2023

Champagne in South America
As promised, a quick report from Peru, Argentina and Chile, where champagne is relatively hard to find except in the gastronomically top places – and it’s expensive. LVMH has good coverage at Lima’s famous Central Restaurante, and Astrid y Gastonwith Moët, Veuve Clicquot, Ruinart, Krug et al, enlivened at Central by a Serge Mathieu Blanc de Noirs by the glass and an older vintage of Pierre Péters Les Chétillons for hundreds of dollars. Disappointing though it was for the champagne lover, there were plenty of excellent local South American offerings in still wines. At Astrid y Gaston, we got lucky with a Louis Roederer 243, which somehow manages to be both rich and refreshing. Champagne was hard to find in Buenos Aires, …….read on

Best buys, recommendations from Kaaren Palmer that are both interesting and value for money are found in her newslettter.

January 16 2023


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