Karen Krizanovich

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on Louis Pommery England

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on Louis Pommery England

by Karen Krizanovich

"While I am sure the Greeks commercialised a few bruts before then, Pommery’s incredible 1874 vintage bowled over Victorian London"

Effervesce sense | You can’t Cannes, but you can…

Effervesce sense | You can’t Cannes, but you can…

by Karen Krizanovich

“Today is the day that the Cannes Film Festival would have kicked off. In celebration I will mix myself a gin & tonic and set fire to a €20 note, while an Estonian three-hour black & white documentary about a convent plays on my TV. Cheers!”

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on Bruno Paillard

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on Bruno Paillard

by Karen Krizanovich

"Looking at the bottle, with its olde worlde label and dark green hue, I felt as if I were going in to see my bank manager, or for a job interview"

Effervesce sense | Chalked up

Effervesce sense | Chalked up

by Karen Krizanovich

"I smiled back. I felt dirt smear across my teeth. I guess no wine tasting today"

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on Billecart-Salmon

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on Billecart-Salmon

by Karen Krizanovich

"We are not very focused on marketing. Vinification is the key for us, and all the rest is bullshit…"

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on The Big English Wine Good Friday

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on The Big English Wine Good Friday

by Karen Krizanovich

"I am not here to be right: I am here as a friend who wants you to put nice things in your mouth"

Kimono my house

Kimono my house

by Karen Krizanovich

"Even when worn by bandits and fools in old Japanese movies, they suggest ease and style"

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on champagne, part <em> une <em/>

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on champagne, part une

by Karen Krizanovich

"Drinkable diamonds, liquid money, tipsy happiness, champagne is a party in my mouth and a gift in a bottle"

How to love classical music when you hate it

How to love classical music when you hate it

by Karen Krizanovich

"Kirill Gerstein has long fingers and I am sure he time-travels"

Can you say … Ynyshir?

Can you say … Ynyshir?

by Karen Krizanovich

"Unrivalled as a host, her death a week afterwards was unreasonably and irrationally upsetting to me: I’d only known her for a few hours"