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Champagne

Veuve Clicquot Champagne: A History Lesson in Female Empowerment

While you're probably aware of Veuve Clicquot as a high-end Champagne brand, do you know the story of the woman behind its success? [related_content align=left title=Because You're Worth It][related_content_data...
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Assault with a deadly weapon: Champagne

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . The incident began when a security guard told two people to leave the gaming property grounds. That prompted one of the unruly suspects, later identified as Harrison, to spray the guard wit...

Champagne Glasses?

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by zackly 1 year ago

I was talking with a guy who works for a major Champagne house in their NYC office. He told me that Champagne flutes are no longer considered a correct glass from which to drink Champagne and his ...

Happy Hour @ Sur Burger | Monterey

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Today is National Cheeseburger Day. So let me report on the happy hour cheeseburger at Sur Burger in downtown Monterey. I was there in May when it had been open for two months by local icon Bill...

Parisian Birthday Brunch

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by Donna718 2 years ago

Celebrating Mom's 85th birthday in Paris with the family. I'm looking for a very nice restaurant for brunch on a Sunday in October that should include lots of champagne! :) All Arr.'s considered...

Caviar Service in SF

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by mia4 2 years ago

I miss the days of the caviar cart at the Compass Rose! Any ideas for a bar or lounge in San Francisco for caviar and champagne? I’m looking for a Sunday evening in May. Jardinere will be closed do...

Champagne sabering @ The French Laundry

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Hurts to watch the video of this inept, dangerous and wasteful attempt to saber a bottle of Champagne at the French Laundry in Yountville.

Champagne with salt???

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by josephnl 6 years ago

We are vacationing in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and had dinner at a spectacular, elegant, and expensive restaurant last evening...El Farallon. They have a wonderful champagne bar where they offer a wi...

WHY are there bubbles in champagne, beer etc.?

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by Foodie564 3 years ago

Hello, i never really understood why there are bubbles in champagne, i know how they make them, but im wondering why do they choose to do so? Does the bubbles add anything to flavour, releasing aro...

Champagne dinner menu ideas

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by GeorgiaMom 4 years ago

My husband & I were gifted a very nice bottle of champagne - Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame Brut 2006. I’d like to plan a special dinner for the two of us to serve with the champagne - thinking a st...

Wine Deal: 2002 R. Renaudin “Espiègle” Brut Champagne, $44.99

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

2002 was an outstanding vintage in Champagne and the wines of this year are long-lived and top quality. R Renaudin is an RM (Recoltant-Manipulant), meaning a grower who grows, produces and bottles...

Wine Deal: NV Launois "Cuvée Reserve" Brut Grand Cru Champagne (1.5L), $74.99

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Long time since I've posted a "Wine Deal" here and previously most were under $15. But since today is National Champagne Day and New Year's Eve, here's my pick for best value in Champagne. NV L...

Caviar?

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by nycAttorney 4 years ago

Celebrating our 15th anniversary next week. Will be headed to Grammercy Tavern for a pre-theater dinner and then a show to follow. I am fairly certain that we will get hungry as the night goes on. ...

Lesser Known Sparkling Wines Available in the US?

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by zackly 4 years ago

We drink a fair amount of sparkling wine mostly, Champagne, Prosecco & Spanish Cava. I was wondering what else is available in the US? How about South America? Do Chile or Argentina produce spar...

Leaded Crystal Ice Bucket or plain cut glass?

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by Rob575 4 years ago

Does anyone have any idea what type of ice bucket this may be? Leaded Crystal or plain cut glass? Anyone recognize the maker or brand perhaps?

Reims/Epernay Suggestions

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by cincodemayo1 4 years ago

Hope I'm not creating an additional Reims/Epernay thread, but the most recent one I could find was from 3 years ago. Looking for both champagne houses and restaurant suggestions, and if you woul...

Champagne value

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by rocky1977 4 years ago

I have a 1 pint 10 oz bottle of 1966 Baron Philippe De Rothschild Ruinart Reserve in very good condition and would like to know the value of it.

Inexpensive rosé champagne/sparking wine

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by laredo 4 years ago

Does anyone have a recommendation for an inexpensive rosé champagne/sparking wine for around $12 to $15?

Sunday Birthday Brunch

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by m_montoya 5 years ago

Hi All! Looking to get a couple friends together for a birthday brunch. Specifically a place that lends itself to communal seating (not absolutely necessary), good chill vibe, great food with fried...

Bevmo 5 Cent Sale - Sparkling Wine

free sample addict aka Tracy L
by free sample addict aka Tracy L 5 years ago

Is there anything worthwhile purchasing in the sparkling wine dept.? Any country of origin is fine.