Food & Drink

Champagne Tasting and Sabering with Master Sommelier Catherine Fallis aka grape goddess

San Francisco, CA , United States

About Your Host

Catherine Fallis, MS (pronounced “fall is”) is the world’s 5th female Master Sommelier and Proprietor at Planet Grape® LLC, a wine consulting firm providing content, reviews, corporate & private tastings, restaurant wine program development, and speaking services. She created her alter-ego, grape goddess®, to help bring wine down to earth for consumers as well as those entering the wine industry. She is one of a handful of female professional sabreurs in the world, opening a bottle of Champagne with a sword in a dazzling theatrical performance. Catherine was recently inducted into Les Dames d’Escoffier and is a Board Member of The American Institute of Wine & Food. Her diverse wine background as a salesperson, sommelier, distributor, and supplier helped Catherine become the well-rounded and thorough expert she is today. She understands all facets of the wine business, and is a frequent speaker, event host, educator, and consultant for corporations, consumers and the wine trade. She is a highly sought after wine expert and spokesperson for the wine industry and is Planet Grape Wine Review Panel Lead/Editor-in-Chief. Visit her website,

What we'll do

Master Sommelier Catherine Fallis is one of the few professional sabreurs in the world. opening Champagne with her sword in a dazzling Champagne sabering performance, a great way to kick off your special event. Taste through a flight of custom curated Champagnes with the 5th woman in the world to become a Master Sommelier, and learn about Planet Grape Wine Review -- the only women-led wine rating panel in the USA. •Catherine is the 5th female to earn this prestigious certification (only 223 Master Sommeliers in the world) •According to the New York Times, "Catherine Fallis, a consultant sommelier, is one of the faces leading the changing of the guard. Fallis is vibrant, vivacious, and very smart." •Enjoy a custom tailored Champagne event with a traditional Champagne sabering performance! During an initial consultation, your preferences, the event's specifics and Champagne budget are discussed. Champagne is separate and is payable to the venue or merchant.



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    $600 USD

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