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The Relationship Between Champagne and Art Nouveau

Champagne and Art Nouveau

Art and wine, but especially Champagne, has long been intertwined.  I think one of the greatest relationships between Champagne and art is during the La Belle Époque and Art Nouveau, which occurred starting in the late 1870’s and ending at…

Elevate Your Football Party Menu with Champagne Pairings!

With the CFL season underway and NFL to start, you may wonder what to drink when you watch the game. Beer?  No, Champagne!  Here is some information from the Comite Champagne about how you can pair Champagne with different snacks…

Comité Champagne Announces Start of Region’s 2022 Harvest

Comite Champagne

Grape harvests have started already in the Northern Hemisphere.  Not quite yet in BC.  But you will be glad to know that it is happening in the Champagne region.  Here is the announcement about the Champagne grape harvest by Comité…

Enjoy Champagne During The Summer With These Food Pairing Suggestions

Champagne and pate (Image by PublicDomainImages from Pixabay)

Sparkling wine is very versatile to pair with many foods.  But some people may not think that applies to Champagne.  But it does.  Champagne comes in many different styles giving you many opportunities to try a bottle with something that…

Celebrate Wine Excellence at Top Drop Vancouver May 10-11, 2022

Top Drop Vancouver

Have you ever heard of Top Drop Vancouver?  It is a festival where 40 hand-selected wineries from around the world come to Vancouver and pour their wines for you.  These wineries have to have a certain level of quality and…

This Earth Day, Discover the Sustainability of Champagne!

Champagne bottle weight reduction (Image courtesy Comite Champagne)

Do you know how wine producers in Champagne, France are working to combat climate change and be more sustainable? See below for some key highlights and initiatives from the region: Champagne was the first wine-growing region in the world to…

Book Review: FIZZ! Champagne and Sparkling Wines of the World by Anthony Rose

FIZZ! Champagne and Sparkling Wines of the World

Anthony Rose writes a weekly column on wine for The Independent and teaches wine in schools for the Leiths School of Food & Wine, along with writing for Decanter magazine and much more.  The goal in his book, FIZZ! Champagne…

Canadian Wine Trends 2021: Red, White, Rosé, Sparkling, and Ice Wine

Wine glasses filled with a range of red and white wines

This is the second of my Canadian Wine Trends 2021 articles.  Today I will cover our interest in red, white, sparkling and ice wine using Google Trends information.  As I mentioned in my first article, Wikipedia describes Google Trends as…

Pairing Champagne for the US Thanksgiving and for Our Christmas Holidays

Thanksgiving and Champagne pairings credit Champagne Bureau, USA

Thanksgiving in the USA is coming up on November 25, 2021.  I have many American readers of mywinepal.com, so I thought I would share some Champagne pairings with Thanksgiving meals that I received from the Champagne Bureau USA.  Many of…