Sacré Bleu! Customs House Is Bringing Back It’s Pop-Up Igloo Bar

Sacré Bleu! Customs House Is Bringing Back It’s Pop-Up Igloo Bar

Rug up, snow bunnies!

By Astrid Taemets | 19th May 2021

Raise your glass snow bunnies, and clink to the return of our fave Brissy winter event, Veuve Clicquot In The Snow, snowballing back to Customs House next month.

Hit the slopes Brissy-style with the help of this iconic French Champagne house that’s turning this riverside city landmark into a winter wonderland, complete with igloos, heart-warming nibbles, and signature winter styling.

From Thursday June 3, Veuve Clicquot will be pouring bubbles every Thursday and Friday from 4pm-9pm, and Saturday and Sunday 1pm-9pm throughout winter, so there’s plenty of time to break out the knitwear and enjoy some après ski in style.

In addition to Veuve, you can warm your insides with a selection of Australian and French wines, beers and cocktails from Bombay Sapphire and St Germaine, as well as delectable bites including Moreton Bay bug brioche rolls with lime mayo, scampi caviar blini with crème fraiche, whole baked brie served with crostini, and smoked duck rillettes. How magnifique!

For a true VIP French Alps experience, book an igloo chalet, revel in three hours of decadent service (at a minimum spend of $800), and get cosy while watching the sunset with your mon amour or entourage.

To find out more information on how to ski your way down to Customs House for Veuve Clicquot In The Snow, and secure your tix to the coolest event in town head here.


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Article by Astrid Taemets

When she’s not in the office or chasing a busy toddler, you’ll find Astrid long lunching (meet you at Hellenika?) or perched on a beach somewhere along the coast. Her guilty pleasures include drinking red wine on her deck while trawling the internet for her dream piece of land, and artworks to fill her home with.


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