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Effervesce Sense | Are you having any fun?

Effervesce Sense | Are you having any fun?

by Karen Krizanovich

"Hand-harvested, bottled at the vineyard, I was waiting for her to tell me no grapes had been harmed'

From my kitchen to Tom’s Kitchin

From my kitchen to Tom’s Kitchin

by Derek Guthrie

"Spoots - you've heard of them, right? Don't lie, you haven't"

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on 67 Pall Mall

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on 67 Pall Mall

by Karen Krizanovich

"In short, it’s a hallowed place of wine, money, style and history because we know those things don't always hang out together"

Great prosecco: not an oxymoron

Great prosecco: not an oxymoron

by Karen Krizanovich

"The locals say that Rolle is 'a postcard from God' to show you what it’s like in heaven"

My Famous Five for English Wine Week

My Famous Five for English Wine Week

by Karen Krizanovich

"It’s heady. It’s fruity, relaxed, confident and tasty. It’s so you"

Effervesce Sense | Jenkyn Place Blanc de Blancs 2015

Effervesce Sense | Jenkyn Place Blanc de Blancs 2015

by Karen Krizanovich

"He’s the handiest of friends not only because of his firm grasp of poetry and history nor the many bottles of champagne I’ve hogged at his house. Clarke is also an expert on ghosts"

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"