We now know that the cork should be removed so carefully from a bottle of sparkling wine that the most you hear is a gentle hiss and that it should not become a dangerous projectile. So why seal sparkling wine with a cork at all?
Founded in 1743, Moët & Chandon is one of the oldest champagne houses. This year marks the 150th birthday of Impérial, Moët’s flagship blend.
Fair trade coffee, freshly shucked oysters, and champagne-by-the-glass (or bottle) come together in a charming pink-hued and gold-accented café, with a hidden secret behind its walls.
The season’s go-to drink is champagne on the rocks.
From Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal, and Toronto, here’s where to best cap off a romantic evening with a little something sweet.
This year, not one but three new expressions of champagne hit the market at the same time.
La Champagnerie is one of the only bars in Canada where guests are allowed to perform sabering themselves.
There is a perception about champagne that has placed it in the celebratory corner. We pop it on New Year’s, births and birthdays, weddings and divorces, and spray each other with it when we win major championships—but we don’t drink (enough of) it.
“The sound of a drink being poured tells you expectations about temperature, perhaps viscosity, also carbonation, and the quality of the drink in the glass. All that before you have taken your first sip.”