Tag Archive: champagne

Dec 29

Quote of the Day

“A single glass of champagne imparts a feeling of exhilaration. The nerves are braced, the imagination is stirred, the wits become more nimble. A bottle produces the opposite effect.” ~ Winston Churchill

Dec 27

Fun Wine Facts

The speed of a popped champagne cork ranges between thirty five and one hundred miles per hour. (!!!)

Sep 16

Did you know?

A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will continually circulate from the bottom of the glass to the top and back again. How’s that for a neat party trick?

Sep 06

Fun Wine Facts

The world distance record for a cork popped out of a chilled bottle of champagne is 177 feet 9 inches, or about two thirds of a New York City block. Wow!!

Jun 24

Who’s Gonna Be First To Try This?

Frederick the Great, King of Prussia (1740 – 1786) disliked the effect of coffee and banned it’s use by commoners. However, he himself drank seven to eight cups every morning – but preferred making his coffee with champagne rather than hot water. Who of ye brave will be the first to taste this coffee of the …

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