CHAMPAGNE IN HISTORY For centuries, Champagne producers were focused on one thing: inspiring us to drink Champagne. Then they were forced to change. A few decades ago, the world shifted, and instead of being concerned about their one little corner of the earth, Champagne producers became aware that every aspect
Dry January is a convenient concept. It allows us to assuage the guilt we have about over-indulging during the Holidays – and during the rest of the year, for that matter. Every January, many people suddenly attempt to drink no alcohol at all for a whole month. For a variety
Searching for calmness in these times, when I heard about “meditation tasting” from the folks at Champagne Henriot, I immediately decided to try it. Then it occurred to me I might already be pretty relaxed if I was sipping champagne. But what if meditation-tasting (aka “meditasting”) could make things better?
For the gal (or guy) who has everything: the Champagne Saber. Looks too pretty, but I tried it out and it works. Admit it. You’ve always wanted to saber Champagne. This is the most dramatic way to "open" a Champagne bottle. And while you’re screwing up your courage use it
A delicate yet substantial sparkling wine. After the first fermentation, this wine is finished in the bottle, as they do in Champagne. The wine is also made with chardonnay grapes only, as is Champagne’s “blanc de blancs.” But this sparkler is produced in the north of Italy, in the Dolomites;