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The History of the Champagne Coupe

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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Diamonds Are Forever – Champagne Vincent d’Astrée

Unlike a diamond, when opening a bottle of Champagne, it won’t last forever, but the memory will. Let’s find out about one of the many amazing Champagne labels, this one draws the everlasting diamond of its label, Champagne Vincent d’Astrée. Champagne Vincent d’Astrée owes its creation in a big part to the 240 winegrowers who…

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Alcohol Free Champagne

Can I Buy Alcohol Free Champagne?

If you go searching on the likes of Google (can I buy alcohol free Champagne) then you will confidently say that you can as a total of 135 million search results are delivered and many positively stating options for non-alcoholic Champagne. So yes, alcohol free Champagne does exist right? Though if we explore the results…

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Which is Healthier Red Wine or Champagne

Which is Healthier: Red Wine or Champagne?

You would be forgiven in thinking that red wine is good for you, in moderation of course, compared to any other wine. Many studies and untold research show that red wine, especially for your heart, offers a body positive with countries like Italy and France mentioned for longevity of life thanks to a drop of…

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Why Champagne for New Year

Why Do We Drink Champagne on New Year’s Eve?

In amongst sing songs, party foods, Big Ben, fireworks and even bringing traditions such as salt, coal and bread through the front door we will undoubtedly see plenty of alcohol enjoyed by many when it comes to celebrating the New Year. One such drink that we can all associate with New Year celebrations is sparkling…

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Going Back to Paris in the 20’s with a Flute of Champagne

Just a century ago, there was a thriving city, probably the most exciting city in Europe at that time. Imagine wide boulevards criss-crossed by black cars and old horse-drawn carriages. L’Avenue de l’Opéra leading towards the magnificent Opéra theatre, le Café du Dôme and le Café de la paix full of elegantly-dressed people. The sound…

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How to Spot Fake Champagne

How to Spot Fake / Counterfeit Champagne

As with most expensive and desirable items, there is always the potential that counterfeits are floating about. I am sure we have all seen for ourselves fake products be it those Gucci shoes at the local market or we have tried to watch a copied DVD and regretted that purchase. The problem lays both in…

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Avenue de Champagne

Avenue de Champagne

Not quite as famous as the Mall leading to Buckingham Palace or Sunset Boulevard taking in Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, but nonetheless a most amazing avenue to walk or drive down – Avenue de Champagne is famous in the world of wine, a 1km stretch containing photogenic grand mansions and headquarters of legendary Champagne…

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Enjoying Champagne in the Bath

Enjoying Champagne in the Bath

I must say that I have enjoyed Champagne in the bath a few times especially when on wine tours or hotel reviews. It is not uncommon sometimes to be left a complimentary bottle of Champagne (or other sparkling wine) and when you are in a very nice hotel with that ever so tempting bath then…

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