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How To Saber A Bottle Of Champagne

Food52 | Posted 02.26.2014 | Taste
Food52

The key to making your party even more fabulous, even more memorable? Sabering champagne.

Rock Star Champagne Grower-Producers: Serge Mathieu and Chartogne-Taillet

Richard Jennings | Posted 02.26.2014 | Taste
Richard Jennings

cow sculpture at Serge Mathieu Two stars of my Holiday Champagne Buyers Guide this year--Serge Mathieu and Chartogne-Taillet--are grower-producers w...

Taste Test: Finding the Best Champagne Under $11

Thrillist | Posted 02.23.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

There are some days when you're celebrating a big promotion, or a victory, or a recent tax rebate, and you decide to splurge and pop open an expensive bottle of Champagne to celebrate. New Year's Eve is not one of those days.

Reasons to Drink Number Two: We Drink to Remember

Dan Miles | Posted 02.21.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

What it all comes down to is liquid punctuation. The drinking isn't the occasion itself, just a handy excuse. It doesn't form the backbone, but can cap it off beautifully like a drinkable full stop. It can add a moment of drama in the form of a raised glass, help us pause for a moment and take stock.

Chef Christina Tosi Of Momofuku Milk Bar Shares Holiday Traditions, A Cookie Recipe, And Free Cookies!

Michelle Won | Posted 02.15.2014 | Taste
Michelle Won

Just in time for the holidays, I asked the revered pastry chef about her holiday traditions.

Elegance And Finesse: The Champagnes Of Taittinger

Richard Jennings | Posted 02.08.2014 | Taste
Richard Jennings

These days, following the family's reacquisition of the house in 2006, I believe the quality of Taittinger's current offerings is at an all time high.

Learning About Grapes and History in the Champagne Region Near Paris

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 01.27.2014 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

I always knew champagne was for celebrations but until now, I didn't know why or appreciate how much effort -- how much sweat, tears and family history -- it takes to create that bottle of bubbles.

Holiday Champagne Buyer's Guide

Richard Jennings | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Richard Jennings

It's hard not to be reminded of all that's wonderful about life after indulging in a single glass of Champagne as a start to the evening.

East 12th Osteria By Any Other Name Would Be Just As Amazing

John Mariani | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Just noshing on the housemade bread and grissini sticks is reason enough to come by.

This May Be The Fanciest Vending Machine Of All TIme

Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.22.2013 | Small Business

Moët & Chandon, a luxury alcohol company, has just introduced a Champagne vending machine, for all your holiday drinking needs. "By putting its produ...

What Makes Champagne Special? A Brief History

Richard Jennings | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Richard Jennings

Whether the producer is one of the great houses -- producing millions of bottles a year -- or a small, grower producer, one can tell at a quick glance that one is in Champagne and not anywhere else in the wine world.

The Faithful Shopper: Happy Hostess

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With Thanksgiving just a couple of weeks away, it seems like everyone has made plans to visit family, friends and other loved ones for this quintessen...

11 More Reasons To Drink Champagne

Posted 04.10.2014 | Taste

Bellini and mimosa recipes for lovers of bubbly.

Could Sparkling Torrontes Be the Next Big Thing?

Daniel Altman | Posted 10.09.2013 | Taste
Daniel Altman

"Cumelen" is the Mapuche word for happy -- which is what you'll be when you drink this wine.

In Champagne and Burgundy: Drunk on Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 09.30.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

There are two different ways to travel around the world. One way is to visit a country whose art and culture you admire, but doing it only once. Af...

How Technology Is Changing Commercial Flight

Erica Swallow | Posted 09.28.2013 | Technology
Erica Swallow

And I can't imagine what it must have been like to be John Prince, a 12-year-old on an old rivet-covered plane, flying high above his Canadian homeland, listening to the flight attendant shout out directions, because there was no PA system.

Paris vs. Napa and Sonoma: Honeymoon Showdown

Peek | Posted 09.28.2013 | Weddings
Peek

With the arrival of wedding season comes honeymoon season, the time where we all drool over photos of our friends relaxing on an island in Bora Bora or floating down a canal in Venice, Italy.

Excuses For Bubbly: Earth-Friendly Champagne Packaging

Posted 07.29.2013 | Taste

Veuve Clicquot's new box design is a major upgrade.

House of Krug and the Quest for Perfection

Richard Jennings | Posted 07.12.2013 | Taste
Richard Jennings

What is the greatest, most reliable producer in Champagne across the board, especially when money is no object? For me, without a doubt, it is the House of Krug.

What Is the Best Way to Pour Champagne?

Gerard Liger-Belair | Posted 09.09.2013 | Science
Gerard Liger-Belair

Have you ever wondered how best to pour Champagne into a flute to preserve the precious fizz? Is the traditional method of pouring Champagne into an upright glass the best way, or is it better to pour into the glass at a slant?

"The Polo Pony Whisperer"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.08.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima A horse is a horse, of course, of course, and no one can talk to a horse, of course -- unless, of course, you're a newspaper columnis...

Projection Mapping with Leo Kuelbs and Dom Pérignon (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 08.10.2013 | Arts
Crane.tv

Splitting his time between Brooklyn and Berlin, multi-media curator Leo Kuelbs has a personal well of experience that spans luxury marketing, mass c...

Champagne Seized By The Nazis Goes To Auction

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 06.05.2013 | World

Two rare bottles of Champagne heading to the auction block in the U.K. have an unusual history. Seized by the Nazis during the World War II, the b...

Read This? Drink That

Rachael Berkey | Posted 08.05.2013 | Books
Rachael Berkey

Give one of these three books a try and see if they spark your tastebuds the way that they spark mine. I'd be surprised if you're not at the supermarket by page 50.

Sixth Annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine: A Culinary Extravaganza

Richard Jennings | Posted 06.11.2013 | Taste
Richard Jennings

What would you choose for a special meal if you knew it was going to be your last? This is a question often debated amongst chefs