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The Quick And Dirty Guide To Sparkling Wines From Around The World

The Quick And Dirty Guide To Sparkling Wines From Around The World

The Quick And Dirty Guide To Sparkling Wines… Champagne  Made from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes, this is the gold standard of sparkling wine. Styles range from lean and crisp with lots of lemon, green apple and stony minerality to rich and full with aromas of brioche, toffee and baked apples. Rosé Champagne […]

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How To Make Sparkling Wines Like Champagne [INFOGRAPHIC]

How To Make Sparkling Wines Like Champagne [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’ve ever wondered where sparkling wines get there bubbles from you’re in luck. Our infographic beautifully illustrates the steps that winemakers take to turn regular wine (base wine is the technical term) into the bubbly variety. The vast majority of sparkling wine* is made using one of these three different methods, all of which are […]

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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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