2014 Global Champagne Day October 24

        Michael Hepworth Pop the Corks, War Is Over  October 2014 Global Champagne Day           We Hope For Better Days The Great Life The Only Life To My Friends   The Greatest CHAMPAGNE   The Style, The Colors, The Taste, The sounds: corks popping, glasses raised,  The Magical […]


  SCHRAMSBERG SPARKLING WINES AND THE POLITICAL CONNECTION   Michael Hepworth  Hail To the Chief  HOLLYWOOD(Champagne Wine Maison)7/19/14/–Schramsberg Wines are based in Calistoga, California, and the relatively high end.Winery has been family owned since 1965 at the original estate started by German Immigrant Jacob Schram in 1862. Interestingly at that time their were 21 wineries. In Napa […]

A Year in Champagne this lovely film declares, “Once you open the bottle, the magic is there.”

  Michael Hepworth   Premiering at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival Feb 1, 2014 Written and directed by David Kennard What’s the story behind the creation of the world’s most famous wine? HOLLYWOOD (Champagne Wine Maison) (1/28/14/–A Year in Champagne gives the viewer an inside look at how this place besieged by conflict and cold […]

The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards Tina Fey and Amy Poehler drinking buddies pop MOET champagne corks

Michael Hepworth   http://www.goldenglobes.com/ HOLLYWOOD (Champagne Wine Maison)Golden Globes 2014 MOET official champagne Moët Golden Night Makes 6 cocktails ¼ cup sugar ¼ cup water 20 whole cardamom pods, crushed using the back of a knife or a mortar and pestle ¼ cup pear brandy 2 small pears, sliced for garnish 1 (750 ml) bottle […]

“Champagne is the only wine that leaves a woman beautiful after drinking”

Michael Hepworth     HOLLYWOOD(Champagne Wine Maison)11/12/13/—Champagnes of Celebrities, toasting with the stars “Champagne is the only wine that leaves a woman beautiful after drinking” . • Lady Gaga “Doin’ it for the fame ’cause we gotta taste for Champagne” • The Notorious B.I.G. “Birthdays was the worst days, now we sip Champagne when we […]


Michael Hepworth   HOLLYWOOD(Champagne Wine Maison)10/24/13/–The Sonoma based company are well known in California for their approach to Pinot Noir and Chardonnay sparkling wines, and in fact their proper name is Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards. Recently the winery made it into the “Top 100 Winery of the Year” courtesy of Wine & Spirits Magazine, […]

Hyatt Carmel Highlands and The Big Sur Food & Wine Festival 2013

Michael Hepworth   Tickets On Sale Now! Gateway to Big Sur presented by Hyatt Carmel Highlands and The Big Sur Food & Wine Festival To Kick Off on Thursday, November 7, 2013, at the Hyatt Carmel Highlands. 42 Wineries and 20 Chefs!  Portion Of The Event Proceeds To Benefit Nine Monterey County Charities CARMEL HIGHLANDS, […]