Bon Vivant: (n) a person having cultivated, refined, and sociable tastes especially with respect to food and drink.



Bon Vivant DC is focused on bringing specialized champagne education and events to Washington, DC.

In 2016, Alison co-founded DC Champagne Week, an annual celebration that focuses on in depth champagne education for industry and consumers.  She has orchestrated exclusive champagne pairing dinners, taught courses on sustainability efforts in the region, and sourced and presented a rare vintages event featuring an exclusive collection of 1982 and 1990 vintages from premier maisons.

In October of 2017, Alison was inducted into the Ordre des Coteaux de Champagne as a Dame Chevalier for her work promoting champagne.

She is currently pursuing the Champagne Master program through the Wine Scholar Guild.

Please contact for concierge travel services to Champagne, France, or to arrange a customized champagne tasting event.

Champagne in print

Good champagne goes with pork rinds, Washington Post, December 14, 2018

The Women of Champagne