Posts Tagged ‘coupe’
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…Read More
What’s The Best Glass To Serve Champagne In?
You – A glass of Champagne please. Bartender – Of course, what glass would you like? That’s not likely going to be a question you will ever be faced with, the most awkward question is going to be more like: But if you decide to host a fancy dinner party, or just want to get…Read More
To Coupe or not to Coupe…
In the early years, Champagne wine was not sparkling. Any glass would suffice for the murky, yet flavorful wine served to nobility, soldiers and aristocrats. The clergy used a large Bordeaux-style glass, aristocrats used smaller, carved, and ornate glasses and soldiers used mugs. Different class, different glass. In the l700’s, after Dom Pérignon and Dr Christopher Merret,…Read More
Flute vs Coupe
Is it better to serve your Champagne, Prosecco and other sparkling wines in flutes or in coupes? Flutes seem to be the modern choice, but coupes have all the style and elegance of a bygone era. COUPE OR FLUTE? The Coupe is the first style of glassware made specifically for serving Champagne. As such, it…Read More
Coupe or flute for your bubbly?
The controversy rages on. This Christmas is it better to serve your Champagne and prosecco in flutes? Or in coupes? Whichever you opt for, leading glassware supplier has lots and lots of different styles to choose from in its ‘Art of Artis 2014’ catalogue. COUPE OR FLUTE? The Coupe is the first style of glassware…Read More
Champagne flute or coupe?
Champagne for many people is a special wine to enjoy so will usually require a little more thought to what you should drink it from, in most occasions the decision will be between a flute or a coupe. Which design is better? Flute: Scientists have stated that this style of glass will help both by…Read More