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THE TENNESSEAN Hotel invites champagne lovers to ‘Sip, Savor & Surmise: A Blind Tasting of Luxury Champagnes’

April 25, 2018

Champagnes from Dom Perignon, Veuve Clicquot and Moet & Chandon are the highlight of a blind tasting event at THE TENNESSEAN Hotel & Residences on Thursday, May 10.

“Sip, Savor and Surmise” event guests will enjoy a Moet & Chandon Ice Imperial cocktail followed by blind tastings of these champagnes:

  • Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label
  • Chandon Etoile Brut Sparkling
  • Moet Brut Imperial NV
  • Veuve Clicquot Vintage Brut 2008
  • Moet Vintage Blanc 2009
  • Dom Perignon 2009

One-hour tasting flights are available at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the hotel, which is located at 531 Henley St., and will be held in one of the hotel’s luxury, upper-bracket residences with a stunning view of downtown Knoxville, World’s Fair Park and the University of Tennessee.

Tickets are $75 per person plus tax and available by calling 865-232-1800 or visiting In addition to the fine champagnes, guests will savor charcuterie and fromage, scallop ceviche, smoked salmon, shrimp egg rolls and more prepared by Executive Chef Anthony Ploof.

One guest making the most correct guesses during each blind tasting flight will win a gift bag, including a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label champagne.

About THE TENNESSEAN Personal Luxury Hotel & Residences

THE TENNESSEAN Personal Luxury Hotel & Residences is a luxurious urban retreat with a staff dedicated to exceeding expectations; dramatic city, mountain and park views; and an atmosphere perfectly blending Southern hospitality and contemporary flair. THE TENNESSEAN comprises a AAA Four Diamond-rated, 82-room and suite hotel and 12 upper-bracket residences. Its elegant Drawing Room lounge offers fine spirits, handcrafted cocktails and fresh, seasonal small plates and sweet bites.

THE TENNESSEAN was recently named No. 1 on Southern Living’s The South’s Best Hotels 2018 list.

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