FOOD & DRINK
08/14/2014 07:00 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

7 Ways You've Been Drinking Champagne Wrong This Whole Time

It might seem like drinking Champagne is a pretty fool-proof endeavor, especially when it seems like pouring and sipping are the only steps involved. But it turns out that consuming this bubbly wonder is a bit more complex than you might assume.

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We sat down with Moët & Chandon's Elise Losfelt, who, as a sixth-generation winemaker, told us that there is a right way to drink Champagne so you can best enjoy its aromas and flavors. Check out the pitfalls -- and how to avoid them -- below.

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You've Been Drinking Champagne Wrong This Whole Time

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