Yvonne Seier Christensen Professional Curriculum Vitae
Champagne - Food pairing, Champagne - My journey / 09.02.2024

Pink is in and Valentines is just around the corner, this gives you all an opportunity to dream a little so here is a little fantasy story of how Pink Champagne became famous on Valentine’s Day , from vineyard to bottle let’s celebrate Valentines with sparkling pink rosé. Champagne from Les Cinq Filles 🥂🌹 Once upon a time in the picturesque vineyards of the Champagne region in France near Épernay , there existed a magical place where delicate pink rose champagne was crafted with love and care. The story...

Family / 07.01.2024

I am so glad to jump into 2024 , glitzy bubbling and sparkling together with my husband Lars our 5 daughters and their loved ones we had a cosy family moment at home, oh how much I love my home and the satisfaction to be blessed with such wonderful children and grandchildren , it makes my efforts with my new company worthy. I don’t hold much store by making resolutions (often broken by February), but for me, the New Year, is a time of promise. We can take the lessons learned in past...

Champagne - Food pairing / 17.12.2023

I was first invited to be a judge on the jury to determine the Pâté-Croûte Champion of the World in 2021. After completing my diploma at Institute Paul Bocuse, I became familiar with the city of Lyon, known as the gastronomical center of France.As an oenologist and winemaker, it is a positive learning curve to be a judge on a food panel where I had to prepare my taste buds to do this honor justice. I am pleased to be able to use my skills. I can...

Champagne - My journey, Family / 15.10.2023

Basket presses throughout Champagne had been singing longer and louder than usual this harvest season and you’ll be able to follow their vintage song right through until bottling. Now , fermentation is fully underway and If you haven’t heard the news already – Harvest 2023 was a massive harvest, with big bunches of voluptuous and beautiful grapes.  What a delight for many including 2 of my five daughters and our  grandson Othilo who joined us this harvest in the fields. It’s a pleasure to have your children join in the work ,...

Basket Press / 05.09.2023

‘Wilding,’ in the ecological sense, means intervention to restore and maximise the richness of ecosystems. The term was coined back in the eighties, but as often happens, it has taken a couple of decades, some well-written books and articles, and TED talks, for Wilding to be introduced into dinner party conversations – and to become reality. And at Les Cinq Filles,we love it! In champagne, winemakers like myself are not so much ‘wilding,’ but we have been encouraged to adopt more eco-friendly principles in growing our...

Champagne - Food pairing, Champagne - My journey / 31.08.2023

Food and flavour pairing are commonly used as an empirically based phenomenology by chefs and food innovators for creating delicious dishes. However, there is little if any science behind the pairing systems used, and it appears that pairing is determined by food culture and tradition rather than by chemical food composition. In contrast, the pairing implied by the synergy in the umami taste, elicited by free glutamate and free nucleotides, is scientifically founded on an allosteric action at the umami receptor, rendering eggs-bacon and cheese-ham delicious...

Basket Press / 21.06.2023

Yvonne has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Viticulture and Oenology degree from the University of London’s Plumpton campus in the UK, and the official designation of Négociant Manipulant, from The Comité Champagne. Yvonne is also an entrepreneur, restaurauteur, photographer, philanthropist. She has founded a European ‘super car’ club, a women’s mentoring app and a professional cycling training centre. Yvonne is committed to biodiversity, organic cultivation and her heritage winery on the Côte des Blancs is being restored with guiding principles of sustainable carbon-neutral production. Yvonne has launched a range...

Uncategorized / 04.06.2023

"In victory you deserve to drink champagne; in defeat you need it."  (Napoleon Bonaparte) Today we are celebrating FC Copenhagen winning the Superliga with bespoke champagne bottles especially designed for the occasion. Contact us if you would like the same for your football club. Whether celebrating a family occasion, or a football championship, great occasions call for the extra special cachet of champagne! Kicking off the champagne season in style Champagne is the iconic symbol of achievement, fun and luxury and for decades it has been associated with victory in sport. Where...

Uncategorized / 25.01.2023

Photo Credit : Jesper Bøjlund on behalf Bocuse d’Or Danmark Denmark is known as a culinary destination and home to several top restaurants and chefs, including our own restaurant, 2 Michelin star restaurant Alchemist and our world acclaimed Chef Rasmus Koefoed 3 x Paul Bocuse winner and Michelin 3 star awarded restaurant Geranium in Copenhagen, which was voted the #1 restaurant in the world. And once again, at the Bocuse d’Or WORLD Competition in Lyon at SIRHA, this last weekend Denmark took top honors with winning Chef Brian...