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!
#4 Sparkling Wine vs. Champagne
Champagne purists will turn up their nose at you if you call a California Sparkling Wine (or sparkling wines made anywhere else but France) Champagne. The French have had a lock on the name for a while (It is mentioned in the Treaty of Versailles the ended WWI) and in the links below you can find out how and why.
Previously in Champagne Info:
- #1 What is Champagne? from Wikipedia
- #2 Recipe: for Champagne Sorbet from Bakespace.com
- #3 Methode Champenoise