Every Friday TheChampagneSommelier will ask 5 questions about 5 coeur de bouteilles to friends and Champagne lovers from near and far. This week we had a bubbly chat with chef, bon viveur & fine wine lover Zvonko Sokcic! Merci Zwampen !
BIO Zvonko Sokcic
Zvonko “Zwampen” Sokcic is after 30 years as a chef in the top tier one of the heavyweights in Food Sweden. He has, among other things, been kitchen manager at Edsbacka krog, Berns and Sundbyholms Slott and co-owners of KB and Conny & Zwampen. The appetite for all that is good has also made Zvampen a food fixer, wine importer and food blogger. Over the years, he has traveled to over 60 countries, always with food and wine in focus. Street food or Michelin restaurants – it matters less. According to Zvonko Sokcic, one never knows where the next gastronomic bliss awaits. All according to the motto “I do not want to die curious”.
Which Champagne would You treat your parents or in-laws?
‘Henriot Blanc des Blanc.’
Which Champagne would You treat your lover?
1996 Krug ‘Clos des Mesnil‘.
Which Champagne would You treat your boss?
2004 Bollinger ‘Le Grande Année‘.
Which Champagne would You treat yourself?
1969 Bollinger ‘Vieilles Vignes Françaises‘.
Which Champagne would You treat a dream guest, and why, and who’s is Your dream guest?
‘Would love to share a bottle of 1969 Bollinger ‘Vieilles Vignes Françaises’ with winemaker Philip Togni who made the legendary 1969 Chappellet Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.’
What piece of music would you listen to drinking wine with Your dream guest?