Champagne

The Complete Champagne Guide

Champagne 101

Nothing says it’s a celebration like Champagne. Since the discovery of Méthod Champenoise, or the Champagne method, it’s grown to become the premier sparkling wine. The first thing you should know about Champagne is that the wine, by definition, must be made in the Champagne region of France. That means all your favorite brands like Moët, Veuve Clicquot, and Dom Perignon are all produced in the same area.

Champagne isn’t all expensive. It comes in a variety of prices, and even a variety of styles. There’s even rosé Champagne. Check out VinePair’s full Champagne guide for everything you need to know about everyone’s favorite sparkling wine, as well as some Champagne cocktails.

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Champagne Reviews

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Review: Chartogne-Taillet ‘Cuvée Sainte Anne’ Champagne NV Review: Chartogne-Taillet ‘Cuvée Sainte Anne’ Champagne NV
Review: Moet & Chandon Grand Vintage Rosé 2008 Review: Moet & Chandon Grand Vintage Rosé 2008
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Champagne Infographics & Maps

Classic Champagne Cocktails

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