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The History of the Champagne Coupe

By Glass of Bubbly / 26th January 2022

Firstly, let us tackle the pronunciation of the word coupe as there are quite a few ways it gets announced and only one way can be the correct way! Coupe:  Coop Now we must not mix the word coupe with coupé which is a sporty car model (most coupé cars have two doors and four…

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How to Open Champagne and Serve It Properly: A Beginner’s Guide

By Glass of Bubbly / 8th November 2021

In the U.S. Champagne and sparkling wines are often reserved for special occasions; a guide to opening and serving Champagne can help novice wine-servers. Although Champagne has been popular in America since the 1820s, it has never been fully accepted as an ordinary everyday wine. Instead, it is associated with the milestone achievements of a…

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Glass of Bubbly Awards 2021 Results

By Glass of Bubbly / 24th October 2021

The results are in from The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2021. We would like to thank every wine label that submitted their wines to be judged over two days at the Champagne Route Bar in London. Each wine went through a detailed blind tasting to not only score it points for a medal,…

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Fox & Fox Produces Own-Label English Sparkling Wine for Paxton & Whitfield

By Glass of Bubbly / 8th September 2021

East Sussex’s award-winning, boutique vineyard Fox & Fox has produced a special own-label English Sparkling Wine for Royal Warrant holders Paxton & Whitfield – the first English wine to be launched by the 200-year-old British cheesemonger. The English Sparkling Wine (£35.00/75cl) is available online from and from its three stores in Jermyn Street, London,…

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A Day in the Life of a Champagne Maker – Guillaume Tournant

By Glass of Bubbly / 30th June 2021

We talk to Guillaume Tournant, the Champagne maker at Champagne Roger-Constant Lemaire. Champagne Roger-Constant Lemaire won the title of The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly 2020 with their Trianon 1966. Guillaume is the grandson of Roger Constant Lemaire. He is continuing the family tradition of producing exceptional Champagne using modern and ecologically friendly techniques. Pictured…

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Ferrari Trento Named Official Toast of Formula 1®

By Glass of Bubbly / 2nd March 2021

The FIA Formula 1® World Championship welcomes Italy’s premium sparkling wine to the podium March 2021: Ferrari Trento has been named the Official Sparkling Wine of Formula 1®. Announced globally ahead of the start to the 2021 FIA Formula 1® World Championship in Bahrain, the prestigious three year partnership will see Ferrari Trento’s award-winning sparkling…

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Ferrari Trento Sparkling Partner of Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team

By Glass of Bubbly / 18th January 2021

Ferrari Trento confirms its successful partnership with Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team as ‘Sparkling Partner’ for the final stages of the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA Italy’s luxury sparkling wine looks to start 2021 on a high, as celebratory drinks partner for the prestigious yachting team The premium Italian winery, Ferrari Trento, joins the…

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A Spicy Christmas Dinner

By Glass of Bubbly / 24th December 2020

Pairing: Camel Valley Rosé Brut What’s on the plate: Chicken Breast Crown Roast Potatoes Spicy Sprouts Vegetable Medley Yorkshire puds (shop bought) Pork Chipolatas in blanket Optional condiments – gravy ————————————————————————————————– Ingredients for Spicy Sprouts Half a regular sized pack of Brussel Sprouts – halved 1 x small red onion diced and fried Salt Ground…

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Discover Ratafia from Champagne

By Glass of Bubbly / 2nd December 2020

Those who have visited Champagne may have been introduced to a local sweet drink, high in alcohol similar to fortified wine. This beverage is called Ratafia, which it is not a fortified wine, but, a mistelle based on grape must. The origin of Ratafia is probably Italian, having subsequently spread to other countries such as…

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