What’s more fun than a bottle of Champagne? A pink bottle of Champagne, of course. Rosé Champagne has skyrocketed in popularity over the last few decades. To be honest, we’re not entirely surprised. With its pale pink color, its delicate bubbles, and its crisp, clean flavors that coat your mouth and tingle upon your tongue into a […]
Legend has it that Napoleon and his men used to saber bottles of Champagne after returning from battle. Lopping off the tops of bottles was the fastest way to pour the bubbly into all of his soldiers’ glasses; plus, it looked pretty cool. You can do it too! Sabering a bottle of bubbly is not […]
The biggest bubbly day of the year is here again! But with the festivities comes the familiar dilemma: What to pop as the clock strikes 12? Large Champagne houses are passé, grower Champagnes are expected, and you probably drank all the pet-nat over the summer. So what bottle will secure the spot as the star of the […]
New Year’s Eve can be tough on a beer lover, what with all the Champagne popping and all. But as everyone raises their sparkling toast to the New Year with wine, two Belgian beer brewers are offering another option that will warm the lonely cockles of your beer-loving heart: Champagne beer. Brouwerij Bosteels and Brouwerij […]
Let’s face it: This week is all about the sparkles. Between New Year’s Eve, the weekend leading up to it, and the entire work-from-home-while-drinking-mimosas week that some of us find ourselves in, it’s pretty certain that bubbles will be prevalent more often than not. We’re looking to add a dash of color to our sipping-in-sweatpants routine […]
There’s no denying it: Sparkling wine comes in the most celebratory of all the bottles. There’s nothing quite as festive or exciting as that signature pop, the waft of white fog that slowly exhales from the bottle, and the rise of gurgling bubbles flowing from the top of the bottle.
Sometimes, you just have to treat yourself. Purchasing a bottle of Moet Grand Vintage Rosé 2008 is a surefire way to do just that. The name alone absolutely purrs with luxury, instantly transporting us to a rooftop party beneath the stars, where tiny and intricate hors d’oeuvres are served and members of the aristocracy plan to misbehave. Moet is the […]
We can hardly believe it: It’s almost New Year’s Eve. Where did 2016 go?! Rather than reflecting on all of the goals we didn’t accomplish, the weight we didn’t lose, and the resolutions that we (of course) didn’t keep, we’re grabbing a bottle of bubbles and toasting to all the great things to come in […]
There is a new buzzword floating around in the world of wine lovers: “grower Champagne.” In order to explain what this refers to, let’s take a trip through the usual Champagne-making process. The majority of the Champagne you see on a wine shelf near you is made by what are called houses.