Food: Champagne Info #1: What is Champagne? from #kitchenparty

It is almost New Year’s Eve and champagne (or other sparkling wine) will be on the menu. Why not learn a bit more about this bubbly concoction and increase your enjoyment of it?

Today, in honor of this amazing beverage, I present Champagne Info!

#1 What is Champagne? from Wikipedia

Champagne (French: [ʃɑ̃.paɲ]English /ˌʃæmˈpn/) is a sparkling wine produced from grapes grown in the Champagne region of Francefollowing rules that demand secondary fermentation of the wine in the bottle to create carbonation.[1] Some use the term champagne as a generic term for sparkling wine,[2] [3] but many countries reserve the term exclusively for sparkling wines that come from Champagne and are produced under the rules of the appellation.[4]

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