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Taste Test: Vodka And White Wine Fusion Not As Gross As It Sounds

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 10.18.2012 | Home

Absolut Tune, a new offering from vodka purveyor Absolut, looks a lot like Champagne on first glance. It's packaged in a Champagne-shaped bottle. It h...

Jazz Age Trends We Hope Catch on

Pauline Millard | Posted 04.23.2013 | Style
Pauline Millard

It's fall, which for a lot of people is a season of change. Even though The Great Gatsby won't be hitting theaters for almost a year, there's no reason not to embrace the 1920s style that so many of us thought was coming.

The Secret Life Of A Cruise Ship Lecturer

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.11.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

When I get a last minute phone call to fill in for a sick shipboard lecturer, I am slightly nervous: What if I bring some sort of new virus aboard? Or what if -- as seems a lot more likely -- I end up boring passengers to death?

Champagne Party

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Usain Bolt Celebrates With $125,568 Bottle Of Champagne

Posted 08.13.2012 | Home

Jamaican track star Usain Bolt has a lot to celebrate after winning big at the London Olympics, and he did just that over the weekend with an bottle o...

PHOTOS: David Lynch Designs Labels For Dom Perignon

Posted 07.25.2012 | Home

Director David Lynch is best known for his rich and often off-kilter films, filled with dreamy imagery and sometimes unsettling themes. He's also ...

A Sparkling Innovation From Champagne's Most Prestigious Producer

David Rosengarten | Posted 09.18.2012 | Home
David Rosengarten

Krug has implemented an "ID Code" system, which is intended to send the message that even Brut Champagne, lacking a vintage on the label, can and should be expected to age beautifully.

PHOTOS: 25 European Travel Ideas For Summer 2012

Viator | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel

It is the perfect summer to head to Europe.

World's Oldest Champagne Collection Sells For $156,000, After 170 Years Underwater

Posted 06.08.2012 | Home

In 2010, a crew of divers discovered the kind of booty we really get excited about: 79 perfectly preserved bottles of Champagne in a Baltic Sea shipwr...

First Ever Champagne For Ice Tastes Better Without Ice

Posted 05.18.2012 | Home

Apparently, Moet & Chandon has created the first-ever Champagne served on ice. It's been out for a couple of a years but has been somewhat under the r...

The World's Most Expensive Wine And Spirits

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home
The Daily Meal

To impress the most discerning dinner party guests, a host needs to go all out. And to really knock their socks off, make sure everything is top shelf...

A 'Saudi Billionaire' Buys $60,000 Bottle Of Champagne In Chelsea

Posted 03.12.2012 | New York

How many men does it take to successfully lift and pour the most expensive bottle of champagne? Apparently three, and it takes one enormously wealthy ...

PHOTO: Trader Racks Up Insane Nightclub Bill

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.06.2012 | Business

Ever partied for $100,000 per hour? One British finance wonder kid seems to have. Alex Hope, a 23-year-old UK foreign exchange trader, reportedly r...

Top 10 Wine Myths That Won't Die

Honest Cooking | Posted 04.15.2012 | Home
Honest Cooking

Even if wine has become more and more demystified and accessible over the past several years -- there are still a few lingering myths out there.

Champagne Glass Study Shows Which Type Is Best For Bubbles

| Sophie Bushwick | Posted 02.09.2012 | Science

Listen to the podcast on Scientific America here. Champagne. Do you drink it out of a narrow flute or the broader, more shallow coupe? You may...

14 Dumb Valentine's Day Traditions

Dumb As A Blog | Posted 04.09.2012 | Weird News

Valentine's Day is dumb and everyone knows it, but that doesn't make it any easier to avoid. You go into the drugstore to get some gum? You're rem...

Champagne Sales Weathered Crisis Last Year, But Slowdown Threats Loom

Reuters | Posted 03.03.2012 | Business

French champagne sales managed to weather the economic crisis in 2011, expecting to show 3.5 percent growth thanks to exports to the United States and...

My Top Ten Wine Moments of 2011

Mary Orlin | Posted 02.29.2012 | Home
Mary Orlin

Although we're still going through challenging economic times, spirits of the vintners throughout wine country seem to be rising. Keeping that positive state of mind, here are my top 10 wine moments of 2011.

7 Ways To Drink Champagne Smarter

Food Republic | Posted 02.29.2012 | Home
Food Republic

No matter how many times that you hear Champagne isn't just for special occasions, most of us don't get around to buying it until we have something to toast -- be it the New Year or some other momentous occasion.

Organic Sparkling Wine Picks for New Year's Eve

Clean Plates | Posted 02.27.2012 | Home
Clean Plates

Whether the first moments of 2012 find you dancing under bright lights, hiding away at the beach or cozy at home, chances are there will be sparkles. Make a toast to your health and the environment by choosing something natural.

WATCH: A Toast To The Chemistry Of Champagne

Posted 12.28.2011 | Home

Before you sip your bubbly this New Year's Eve, take a second to learn about how Champagne actually gets its bubbles, and how its stays effervescent. ...

5 Sparkling Cocktails To Help You Ring In The New Year

Imbibe | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Planning to end your year with a pop? Sparkling cocktails are a fun way to put an even more celebratory twist on the traditional glass of bubbly.

The Sea Salt Caramel Of Cheese

Martin Johnson | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Martin Johnson

Without breaking much of a sweat, I could make a pretty solid case that aged Gouda is the world's most underrated cheese.

Choosing Sparkling Wine For New Year's

Kitchen Daily | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

All around the world people will be celebrating the new year that most likely includes a glass of bubbly. Sparkling wine has the great ability to pair...

How To Open Champagne (You May Need A Sword)

Posted 12.30.2012 | Taste

It's called sabering, and even we're a little afraid of it.