Karen Krizanovich

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on all things Bond and Bollinger

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on all things Bond and Bollinger

by Karen Krizanovich

"This summer, I popped into The Bloomsbury Hotel’s Coral Room to witness people so happy to be out of lockdown that the scene was literally Bacchanalia"

Great white ways | Karen Krizanovich reviews <em>The Shark is Broken</em>

Great white ways | Karen Krizanovich reviews The Shark is Broken

by Karen Krizanovich

"In the programme, there are many lovely photos but one especially captures that time - him peeking under the covering of one shark, his father at the its head"

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on Exton Park Rosé and champagne for a good cause

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on Exton Park Rosé and champagne for a good cause

by Karen Krizanovich

"My hand went to the wrong neck. The foil off, it was like breaking into an ISA for shits and giggles"

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on the big ol’ Bollinger R.D. 2007

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on the big ol’ Bollinger R.D. 2007

by Karen Krizanovich

Karen Krizanovich on the big ol' Bollinger R.D. 2007. "Don’t say legend. The word is a cliche now, used for any old acquaintance or, points for maximum irritation, horse"

Effervesce sense | Valentine’s Day edition

Effervesce sense | Valentine’s Day edition

by Karen Krizanovich

"It’s silly, I know, but love is silly"

Effervesce sense | Mad about Methóde Cap Classique

Effervesce sense | Mad about Methóde Cap Classique

by Karen Krizanovich

"When you see a bottle marked Cap Classique, buy it… Drink it alone - you know I often do - or with people. Drink it crying, laughing or feeling totally numb"

Effervesce Sense | Noble Rot, <em>Wine from Another Galaxy</em> and other stories

Effervesce Sense | Noble Rot, Wine from Another Galaxy and other stories

by Karen Krizanovich

“…even if you think you know that Barolo smells of roses and tar, or Chablis tastes like it has trickled through ancient oyster beds, great bottles always have an originality that begs the question: how can this be made just from grapes?”

Top tier | Middlethorpe Hall

Top tier | Middlethorpe Hall

by Karen Krizanovich

"Apparently, it is also a place for a wake. This is a good thing. If you are born, then you must die"

Effervesce Sense | Out of Africa, into your mouth

Effervesce Sense | Out of Africa, into your mouth

by Karen Krizanovich

"That was back when you called everything champagne. That was wrong, as we know now that 'it’s only quarantine if it’s from the quarantine region of France. Otherwise, it’s just sparkling isolation'."

Meet the Simpsons | Karen Krizanovich on some of the finest fizz in Kent

Meet the Simpsons | Karen Krizanovich on some of the finest fizz in Kent

by Karen Krizanovich

"I once threw a loaded flute over my shoulder in disgust because the champagne in it was terrible"