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The Story Of Champagne Charlie: American Champagne Pioneer, Accused Confederate Spy, And One Time Owner Of Denver

The Story Of Champagne Charlie: American Champagne Pioneer, Accused Confederate Spy, And One Time Owner Of Denver

He’s known as the man who popularized Champagne in America. He was also held as a Confederate spy for months, that is until Emperor Napoleon the Third impressed upon President Lincoln to secure his release. A broke, broken man, he made a comeback when someone gave him the deeds to a third of all the […]

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These 8 Photos Show The World Why The French Should Be Embarrassed To Sell Champagne To The Rich Kids Of Instagram

These 8 Photos Show The World Why The French Should Be Embarrassed To Sell Champagne To The Rich Kids Of Instagram

A flute of good Champagne is one of the world’s nicest ways to toast a wonderful evening — and, as is common, a great year. As no good deed goes unpunished, the French have been rewarded for giving Champagne to the world by providing us with a beverage used by classless teenagers of wealth as photographic markers […]

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4 Offbeat Bubblies To Consider Before Champagne This New Year’s Eve

4 Offbeat Bubblies To Consider Before Champagne This New Year’s Eve

I love Champagne, but let’s all be honest, Champagne is expensive, so sometimes it’s fun to go with geekier and more affordable choices. Here are my four recommendations for a geeky New Year’s Eve. Crémant de Bourgogne: Basically the bubbly of Burgundy. There’s all kinds of good news with these beautiful bottles. Starting at $20 […]

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Sparkling Wine Accessories For New Year’s Eve

Sparkling Wine Accessories For New Year’s Eve

What New Year’s Eve party would be complete without a little bubbly? While we at VinePair don’t believe that you need a specific glass for a specific kind of wine, we sure do think it’s fun to buy interesting glassware—especially for a celebration. The classic Champagne flute is perfectly suitable for your sparkling wine, but […]

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The Champagne Vending Machine

The Champagne Vending Machine

Have you ever dreamed of being able to purchase a bottle of Champagne from a vending machine? Have you also dreamed that when that bottle of Champagne was dispensed, it’d be covered in Swarovski crystals? Well, then today is your lucky day, because Selfridges, the high-end UK department store, has just installed the world’s first Champagne […]

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