by Bernadette O’Shea

Hardie Grant Books

Champagne & Chandeliers Grand Dining Celebrations is a fine read for anyone who appreciates the best life has to offer while celebrating more than 200 champagnes and 35 fabulous celebrations. Bernadette O’Shea, a full-time Brisbane based champagne expert and educator, has compiled stories and magnificent illustrations of menus and drinks to match that are sure to thoroughly entertain the reader and whet anyone’s appetite. Social butterflies can easily recreate the events for themed parties, including the invitation designs, inside the book. The pages offer tributes and tell histories of the greatest parties ever thrown including royal celebrations, weddings and grand dinners. The book was voted as Best in the World (French Wine) at the 2010 Gourmand World Food and Wine Book Awards.