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A Brief History of Champagne

In 1688, a Benedictine monk named Pierre Pérignon was appointed the treasurer of the Abby of Hautvillers. His duties included wine-making and the management of the wine cellars. 393 more words


Épernay, a town with fizz

There’s only one place in the world that has an Avenue de Champagne; only one with a 3km road lined with champagne houses, where sampling the sparkling delights within is pretty much obligatory; only one place on earth with well over 200 million bottles of champagne, stored in 110 km of underground tunnels. 640 more words


Champagne, the King of Wine - Dom Perignon

Come quickly, my brothers… I am tasting stars!”

Dom Pierre Perignon, when he tasted the first Champagne of his own creation.

Last week, we did a little introduction on Champagne. 1,118 more words

Everything Wines

Champagne, The King of Wine - Part 1

Champagne – we’ve all heard of it. It’s the king of sparkling wine, and you can almost hear the pop of the cork the moment you hear the name. 1,056 more words

Everything Wines

Quittin' time.

To celebrate the end of my last day of work, at 5pm last night I popped the cork on a bottle of Dom Pérignon Vintage 1993 that I received upon my promotion to the executive ranks.  190 more words


Class (And Glass) Warfare

Growing up in Wisconsin, my mother’s most prolific advice, which was usually offered up at least once a day during what felt like the presence of nine months’ worth of winter per year, was this: Don’t forget to dress in layers. 1,012 more words


Dessance Restaurant

Final Food and Wine Pairing of the school year ~ An elaborate dinner held at Dessance Restaurant in Paris (Le Marais District. 3rd Arrondissement) This was an exceptional dining experience, one like I have never quite had in my life. 244 more words