2017 LeFrench GourMay is all about Champagne

by Heidi Chan

LeFrench GourMay Champagne MasterClass, co-hosted by Business France and CIVC


LeFrench GourMay is back this year with the theme of Champagne. The gastronomic side of the annual LeFrench May festival, LeFrench GourMay is also known as a month-long showcase of French cuisine during which 220+ festival’s partner suppliers taking part this year will join hand to promote the best of Champagne, by offering dedicated pairing menu and Champagne-inspired events in support of the programme. For more details on events visit Le French GourMay’s official online calendar.

On March 14th, prior to official launch ceremony, organiser of the festival BusinessFrance and the Comité Champagne (CIVC) co-presented a Champagne masterclass for the press in order to communicate different styles of champagne. Variations in typicality from sub-region to sub-region across three categories were demonstrated by examples of two Blanc de Blancs, a Blanc de Noirs and a Rosé, all in non-vintage styles, and Andre Clouet Grand Reserve NV (Blanc de Noirs) was one of the four champagnes selected to be served during the masterclass tasting.

In the course of celebrating all things French, Cuvees will be running promotions for our Champagne products during the month of May. Be sure to check back for our specials on offer at Cuvees.com, for trade customers you may now contact your Account Manager for promotion details.