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Moet & Chandon champagne on ice

About Champagne and 15 Champagne Cocktails

 mywinepal  February 18, 2023

What do you know about Champagne, other than its bubbles and high quality?  Do you know where the Champagne region is located in France? How the 360 Champagne Houses and 16,100 growers get the bubbles in the bottle?  Which grapes are permitted to make Champagne? Or that 297.6 million bottles of Champagne were shipped around the world in 2019?  Let…

Champagne and Art Nouveau

The Relationship Between Champagne and Art Nouveau

 mywinepal  September 7, 2022

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 the start of World War I.  This art was very organic and nature-inspired in shapes. The term Art Nouveau was…

Champagne bubbles by Gaetan Lee via Wikimedia Commons

Champagne for Valentine’s Day?

 mywinepal  February 5, 2021

With COVID and having to stay at home, you may want to splurge a bit and buy a bottle of Champagne to celebrate with your significant other on Valentine’s Day.  There are many different bottles of Champagne that you can purchase here in BC, from BC government liquor stores as well as many private wine shops.  One of my favourite…

Caviar and Champagne for New Years Eve

 mywinepal  December 26, 2012

I made this original post 2 years ago, and have been updating it in subsequent years.  I think there is still an interest in having some fun for New Year’s Eve.  Sparkling wine paired with caviar I think fits that category.  I’ve added some additional text and champagnes for you.  Hopefully you will be able to find these more recent…