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A three day celebration of Champagne and sparkling wine in Los Angeles

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It’s a joyful spirit, a celebratory lifestyle, a wine glass raised in good cheer. Join us for America’s best comprehensive epicurean event centered on Champagne and sparkling wines. From legendary tête de cuvée Champagnes and California’s finest fizz to international bubbles produced around the world, EFFERVESCENCE brings them all to you in one epic Los Angeles weekend of celebrating bubbles. This action-packed festival includes master classes led by world-renowned experts, gourmet meals prepared by acclaimed chefs and walk-around wine tastings where you’ll have the chance to taste just about everything that sparkles. Come hungry, come thirsty, come curious… EFFERVESCENCE is ready to welcome you.

Our Team

  • Dan Perrelli

    Managing Partner

    Dan Perrelli is a Los Angeles-based wine connoisseur and owner of wine retailer First the Wine / Then the Story, who has dedicated his life to making the improbable probable.

  • Jannika Pettersson

    Founding Partner

    Jannika Pettersson is a Champagne lover with an international background, calling LA home since 2009. She left the marketing industry to pursue her passion by co-founding Effervescence.

  • Allison Levine

    General Manager

    Allison Levine is the owner of Please The Palate, specializing in marketing and events in the wine industry. As a lover of sparkling wines from around the world, being part of Effervescence was a natural fit.

  • Kayleigh Rocheck

    Producer and Strategist

    Kayleigh Rocheck has been consulting full-time since 2013, focusing on overall brand growth and strategy, talent booking and wrangling, brand integration and partnership development, and events and marketing with an emphasis in the social impact, NPO and cause realms. Involved with Effervescence since its inception, she looks forward to toasting with you this spring.

  • Teresa Zales

    Cellar Manager

    Teresa Zales, a former film industry veteran turned wine nerd is the manager for online retailer and private storage facility, First The Wine. She much prefers tasting the stars than working with them. A wine professional for the last 5 years, she’s now taking up the reins as Effervescence’s resident bubble wrangler.

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