Champagne would probably be one of the most famous wines today. Admit it, you probably have used champagne and wine almost interchangeably at some point in your life. It's fame is quite understandable because champagne, unlike some wines, is always o... moreChampagne would probably be one of the most famous wines today. Admit it, you probably have used champagne and wine almost interchangeably at some point in your life. It's fame is quite understandable because champagne, unlike some wines, is always on the table during festivities. Come to think of it. When you celebrate your birthday, what do you usually drink aside of course from colas? On New Year's Eve? On your best friend's wedding? Champagne, right?
A Quick Glance at the History
Champagne, aside from being a "celebration wine" is world-famous for being a sparkling wine. But Champagne, as we know it today, was originally just a "wine" until of course it adapted the name of the region where it originated.
Dom Perignon, a Benedictine monk, was widely regarded as the Champagne inventor, but history would tell that he was only instrumental to the development that occurred in the Champagne-making process. His contributions include cork usage, blending of d... less
Vincent51: Nice to meet you. My name is Vincent, my father is winemaker next to Epernay in Saudoy. If you want talking about my wine and about my region, your are welcome... (excuse my English please...)
August 10, 2008
Darcie: I just love Veuve Clicquot. Send me some Mark!! :P
Michel Lebart Brut Rose â€“ Epernay, France â‚¬11.00This is the only time I think you will hear me say that I am sad to say this is my favorite because I the only place to purchase this delightful rose is tucked away in the vineyards of Epernay. It wa
This frothy find was a pleasant surprise. It is one of the best sparkling wines, I have ever tasted. I tried the demi sec first. That night, I was in the mood for a sweeter wine, but was surprised (not unpleasantly) by the taste which was not sweet like a
Champagne BeforeChampagne was then, and probably is still, highly associated with luxury, elegance, and social status. In fact, in its earlier years, Champagne was linked to kings and nobility, and it was actually these royal people who spread the