Grand Champagne Helsinki is here again! Bubbles fill the Old Student House on this May weekend bringing together champagne lovers, gourmands and top names in the industry. The three-day event features experts sharing their know-how, passion and champagnes. In addition to our Finnish talents Essi Avellan MW, Jukka Sinivirta and Samuil Angelov, we welcome a prestigious group of champenois.
This year our star guests include a trio of highly esteemed cellar masters: Cyril Brun of Charles Heidsieck, Dominique Demarville of Veuve Clicquot and Laurent Fresnet of Henriot. Clovis Taittinger is the dynamic ambassador of the sympathetic family domaine Taittinger. Hubert de Billy represents the 5th generation of the prestigious family house of Pol Roger.
In addition you can join master classes held by reputable grower-producers: Julie De Sousa of De Sousa, Quentin Paillard of Pierre Paillard, Alexandre Salmon of Salmon, Kevin Sibille of Laurent Lequart and Jean-François Clouet of André Clouet.
Furthermore our Master Class experts include: Florent Roques-Boizel (CEO of Boizel),
Gilles de la Bassètiere (CEO of De Venoge),
Godefroy Baijot (Export Director of Besserat de Bellefon) and Edouard Cossy (Area Export Director of Laurent-Perrier). Grand Champagne Challenge winners Deniz Löktas and Toni Aikasalo induge us with fabulous pairings of fine food and grower champagnes.
The Old Student House provides a relaxed atmosphere where you can taste well-known classics and classy rarities. You will have a choice of some 250 different champagnes from almost 70 producers. Delicacies and snacks from oysters and caviar to foie gras are available to enhance your experience.
On Thursday, May 9th from 4 to 9 pm
On Friday, May 10th from 3 to 9 pm
On Saturday, May 11st from 12 to 8 pm
Buy entry tickets on Ceestashop.fi ›
Old Student House – ”Vanha Ylioppilastalo”
Mannerheimintie 3, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
The historical Old Student House opened its doors more than 140 years ago and is perhaps the most traditional celebration and events venue in Helsinki. Part of Finnish cultural history, it is located in the heart of the city surrounded by period buildings. The magnificent ballroom and historic music hall creates the perfect backdrop for this spring event.
ENTRY FEE AND DIGITAL TASTING TICKETS
Gather a group of friends and spend a day savouring champagne!
A one-day’s festival entry ticket costs 20 €.
The entrance fee includes Lehmann Glass Opale 21 champagne glass, which is distributed at the entrance.
Secure your place and avoid the queues at the entrance by purchasing your tickets in advance from Ceesta Shop’s online store at a reduced price. Tickets will also be sold at the venue based on availablility.
Age restriction: 18 years+
We use digital tasting tickets as the method of payment for the champagne samples. Costing €2,5 each, the tickets may be purchased at the venue. The price of the tasting samples range from one ticket to six or more depending on the price category of the champagne. The poured portion is 4cl.