2018 marks the Bicentenary of this phenomenal Maison, and the world is celebrating. We have a number of exciting events lined up to sing the praises of the champagne that we at Dhall & Nash consider to be the epitome of elegance and joy.
Francois and Antoine Roland Billecart will be embarking on a tour of some of the world’s greatest cities in the lead up to their Bicentenary celebrations in June in Champagne.
Singapore 9th March
Tokyo 15th March
New York 9th April
Los Angeles 10th April
London 24th May
Bicentennial Celebration Degustation
MASU by Nic Watt
A unique Bicentenary Degustation will be held at Auckland Icon restaurant MASU by Nic Watt. The entire restaurant will be devoted to this incredible experience.
The $140 per head degustation will be held over four courses and feature the Maison’s signature cuvees – the Brut Réserve, the Brut Rosé and the Demi-Sec paired with unique culinary delights from the MASU Kitchen.
For those lucky enough to be invited there will be a rare vintages degustation for 12 guests in MASU’s Private Dining room on the same evening ($250 per head). This will feature the 2002 Nicolas Francois Brut Cuvée and the incredibly rare 1998 Clos St Hilaire.
Rare Vintages Tasting
Baran de Bordeaux
An extremely rare and intimate tasting of rare and exceptional Billecart-Salmon Vintages will be held at The Baran de Bordeaux.
These cuvées tasted will be specially released from the Maison library.
This is a truly exceptional event. This tasting will be strictly invite only.
VOMO Island Culinary Event
Featuring Guest Chef Nic Watt
24th – 28th May
Across this 5 day culinary event, which will include exceptional dinners and long lunches, New Zealand Chef Nic Watt will showcase a varied and elegant array of skillfully created dishes, to a small select group of diners, as the Billecart-Salmon flows.
Thu 24 May – Nic Watt @ Reef Restaurant
Fri 25 May – Dhall & Nash Wine Tasting + Nic Watt @ Reef Restaurant
Sat 26 May – Nic Watt @ Rocks Bar
Sun 27 May – Billecart-Salmon 200th birthday long lunch with Nicholas Samaras
Mon 28 May – Nic Watt @ Rocks Bar Canapes
Celebrations at the Château de Mareuil-sur-Aÿ
16th – 17th June
Puneet and Brandon have been invited to the exclusive Bicentenary celebrations of Billecart-Salmon in their home town of Mareil-sur-Aÿ in Champagne.
This will be a rare opportunity to celebrate the Maison’s success with all of those who work for and with Billecart-Salmon in France and abroad. The Bicentenary cuvée, specially created for this occasion, will crown the festivities.
This unforgettable anniversary weekend will consist of the following – all held at The Chateau Mareuil-sur-Aÿ.
Sat 16th June – Trade Evening
Sun 17th June – Family Celebrations