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Meet the Maison: Rodolphe Frerejean-Taittinger

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Experience the grandeur of the Côte des Blancs in this exclusive champagne tasting, hosted by Rodolphe Frerejean Taittinger from Maison Frerejean Frères. Please note this is an Emperor Champagne Club Event. You must be a member to join the champagne tasting.


Based in the Grand Cru village of Avize, Frerejean Frères is led by Head Winemaker Didier Pierson, who crafts high quality, terroir-driven champagnes. Working alongside Didier is Rodolphe Frerejean Taittinger, CEO and co-founder of the house, a visionary who thrives on mixing innovation with tradition. Combining long ageing, premium fruit from the best crus and uber cool bottle designs, this house is pushing the boundaries of champagne making.


Kyri Christodoulou & Rodolphe Frerejean Taittinger will dive into the story of the house, founded between the three brothers: Guillaume, Richard and Rodolphe. Living between Paris & Champagne, they're the latest generation in a line of cannon-makers, who supplied the French army during the Napoleonic Wars.


We will be tasting through six champagnes...yes six! We will start off with the Frerejean Frères core range including the Grande Réserve, Brut Premier Cru, Blanc de Blancs Premier Cru and Rosé Premier Cru. Our night will conclude with two prestige cuvées, the VV26 Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru and 2012 Cuvée des Hussards Extra Brut Premier Cru.


Le Méridien Melbourne was designed to help you slow down, connect and savour the good life. With its prime location at 20 Bourke St, the new hotel is ideally located to experience the richness of Melbourne's art, history and culture. Standing proud behind its iconic art deco façade, the 12-storey property features mid-century inspired interiors and subtle nuances to its halcyon heritage. Known for its immersive art and culinary programme, Le Méridien Melbourne is a social meeting point for the creative-minded traveller.

Travelling interstate or simply want to experience a staycation in Melbourne, Le Méridien is offering guests of this Champagne Tasting 13% off their best available Deluxe King rooms*. To access this offer please follow this link directly and enter "Champagne Masterclass" where it says Company Name when filling our your guest details.

*Subject to availability at time of booking.

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