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A collection of rare wines up to 100 years old is expected to sell at auction for $10 million

877 bottles of vintage champagne dating back from 1911 to 1943 are being auctioned off by Acker wine auction house CNBC reported. Andreas Prott/Shutterstock 877 bottles of wine dating back from 1911 to 1943 are being auctioned off this week. CNBC reported that the collection of vintage wines are expected to sell for $10 million In 2020, champagne sales declined 18% due to restrictions on indoor dining at bars and restaurants. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you have ...
Tags: Life, Trends, Markets, Auction, Wine, Champagne, Vintage, Cnbc, Acker, Moet Chandon, Aleeya Mayo, Andreas Prott Shutterstock, John Kapon, Krug Bollinger Louis Roederer Pol Roger, Kapon


People have stopped drinking as much champagne during the pandemic, and now the industry could be in a billion-dollar free-fall

Getty Images Champagne sales have dropped 18% by volume amid the coronavirus pandemic.  Trade group CIVC estimates that sales dropped from 300 million bottles in 2019 to 245 million in 2020. Though champagne sales are down, alcohol sales have been on the rise, particularly spirits and wine.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Champagne sales have declined sharply during the nearly year-long coronavirus pandemic, with bars and restaurants shut down and major celebrations p...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Alcohol, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Customers, Brooklyn, United States, Washington Dc, Drinking, Retail, Npr, Nielsen, Biden, Champagne


New Year's Eve tiered tray with champagne

It's been a year, huh? This is the first time since I was 12 that I won't be going out, hosting a party, or traveling over the New Years. Everything about this year has been surreal and downright tough so I am glad to see it go. On that note, we will be ringing in the New Year at home in sweatpants but I still wanted to make it a little special so I came up with this festive little tiered tray for me and McGeeky. Remember this guy I snatched up from the Target Dollar Spot? You guys said to blin...
Tags: Crafts, Celebrate, Champagne, New Year's Eve, Heidi Swapp Minc, Tiered Tray


How to Open a Champagne Bottle Like a Boss

Champagne is a fancy yet dangerous way to ring in the new year. Popping open a bottle is invigorating. It’s like trying to pop a balloon: you know it will happen, but it still shocks you when it actually explodes. A champagne bottle holds up to 90 pounds of pressure per square inch, more than the average car tire. A…Read more...
Tags: Holidays, New Years Eve, Lifehacks, Champagne, New Years


The ultimate guide to drinking Champagne on ice, one of the summer's hottest trends

You can put ice in Champagne — but not just any Champagne. Courtesy Veuve Clicquot Drinking Champagne on ice has become a summertime staple.The trend started in the South of France and has become popular around the world. Moët & Chandon created the first Champagne crafted to serve with ice. We spoke to four experts to find out the do's and don'ts of drinking Champagne on ice.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.The easiest way to pretend you are in a glamorous oceanfront resta...
Tags: France, Life, San Francisco, Trends, Champagne, South Of France, Pitts, Veuve Clicquot, Chandon, Arts & Culture, Moet Chandon, La Piscine, Chef de Cave, Mariotti, BI Select, BI-freelancer


You Should Keep a Tiny Bottle of Bubbly in Your Fridge

There are a lot of terrible things happening in the world right now, but—while it is completely fine and valid to be sad or angry about the terrible stuff—that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy, or even celebrate when good things happen. Even small things. Seeing as there is nothing quite as celebratory as Champagne (or…Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Champagne, Prosecco


Pairing Krug Champagne with the Music of Chloe Flower in Palm Beach

Within the home of Amy and John Phelan, an overflow of sensory stimulation In April 2015, we toured Berlin with two Oxford neuroscientists on a flavorful journey to understand how sound influences the way we taste. Krug Champagne spearheaded the initiative—and our experience forever shifted the way we perceive the relationship between senses. Almost five year later, and thousands of miles away, we returned to …
Tags: Florida, Design, Alcohol, Berlin, Oxford, Champagne, Food + Drink, Amy, Palm Beach, Krug, Ezinma, John Phelan, Chloe Flower




Best of CH 2019: Most Popular Stories

From future-forward innovations to entertainment tinged with nostalgia, our most-viewed articles this year 365 days a year, we publish stories covering a plethora of subject matter. From reportage in faraway destinations, a newly opened art show or restaurant, innovations in tech and design, there’s something on COOL HUNTING for nearly every appetite. As such, perusing our site data to reveal the year’s most-read stories proves …
Tags: Travel, Art, Japan, Design, Interviews, France, Cars, Los Angeles, Netflix, Culture, Museums, Community, Food And Drink, Tokyo, Chocolate, Champagne


Sustainability measures in Champagne

Drinking wine means sipping on a resource-intensive beverage. Much of the wine made today takes excessive water to produce, as well as pesticides. Getting the wine to the consumer involves shipping heavy glass bottles around the world in refrigerated containers. However, in Champagne, one of the most celebrated wine regions in the world, sustainability is built into every bottle. Comité Interprofessionnel du vin de Champagne (CIVC), the governing body of Champagne, has long faced climate chan...
Tags: Travel, England, France, America, United Nations, Un, Wine, Champagne, All, Antonio Guterres, Guterres, Moet Hennessy, CIVC, Nickolaus Hines, Leclerc Briant, Eric Rodez


Sweethearts Say "I Do," in Ohio

Captured by Amanda Donaho Photography, today's wedding is so full of sweetness! Florals from Floral V Designs were nothing short of swoon-worthy! As for the planning, design, and styling —   just one look and you'll see that KMC Weddings and Events pulled out all the stops!From the wedding planner, "These two sweethearts met when they were very young in school, over a decade ago. Their families are close, they have wonderful friends and supported each other through college, new careers, football...
Tags: Burgundy, Wedding, Red, Ohio, Champagne, Black, Michael, Purple, Blush, Kmc, McCray, Shiloh Church, Real Wedding, White Gold, Dayton OH, Amanda Donaho


France: How go wine tasting on a budget at world-class vineyards

If you’re anything like us, then you love the taste (and price!) of wine when you’re traveling in Europe. And it doesn’t get more French than sipping wine or Champagne on a café terrace anywhere in France or buying a bottle from your favorite wine shop in Paris. For those who want to learn a little bit more about what’s in their glass, however, you needn’t look far, nor should you rack up a huge bill in doing so. Skip the fancy tours and do what the French tourist do, heading directly to the sou...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Europe, France, Marseille, Burgundy, Paris, Wine, Champagne, Lyon, Bordeaux, Dailycheapo, Wineries, Beaune, AR Lenoble, Loire Valley


Cherry Blossom Bridal Portraits at Hawk Ranch

With gorgeous snaps from Golden Arrow Photo, today's cherry blossom shoot is the kind that will leave you looking for the pin-it button in, oh you know, .2 seconds flat. It's that good! Details were planned to perfection thanks to Koordinations by kelly and team. While the blossoms at Hawk Ranch stunned to say the least!Be on the lookout for design, decor, rentals, and styling from Touched by Time Vintage Rentals. Plus a wedding bouquet from Soiree Design and Events.From the team, "Every spring ...
Tags: California, Gold, Wedding, Red, Spring, Coral, Champagne, Blush, Southern California, Kelly, Fuchsia, Styled Shoot, Dusty Pink, Spring Styled Shoot, Time Vintage Rentals, Hawk Ranch


Five Impressive Oregon-Made Sparkling Wines

Elegant and elevated bubbles from an unexpected region Oregon is known for its award-winning Pinot Noir, but its success with sparkling wine might very well change the conversation. The numbers speak volumes (as sparkling wine sales from the state grew more than 50% in Nielsen-tracked channels in 2018) but there are, of course, far more impressive and interesting factors at play here. Andrew Davis, owner …
Tags: Design, Oregon, Alcohol, Drinking, Wine, Nielsen, Champagne, Food + Drink, Brut, Rose, Willamette Valley, Andrew Davis, PNW, Wines, Sparkling Wines, Cuvee


Wordless Wednesday: Napa Valley Wines and Vines

Silverado Vineyards 6121 Silverado Trail Napa, CA 94558 Madonna Estate Winery 5400 Old Sonoma Road Napa, CA 94559 Mumm Napa 8445 Silverado Trail Napa, CA 94558 The post Wordless Wednesday: Napa Valley Wines and Vines appeared first on BitterSweet.
Tags: Travel, Food, California, Baking, Vineyards, Wine, Napa, Champagne, Tasting, Napa Valley Wines


Geometric Wedding Ideas in Irvine California

The Nursery by Southwinds is a plant nursery that recently began hosting weddings. And oh. my. goodness! This place is succulent heaven! Magdalena L. Wedding & Event Planning andIrises Designs did not miss a single beat with regards to the design. And with WASIO Photography behind the lens? Get ready for gorgeous!From the team, "Our vision for this inspiration shoot was a modern look with geometric shapes and touches of white, gold, pampas grass and marigold hints of detail.""To add accents of s...
Tags: California, Summer, Gold, Green, Wedding, Spring, Coral, Orange, Champagne, White, Ivory, Gray, Copper, Yellow, Irvine California, Rose Gold


Celestial Wedding Inspiration with Dresses from Demetrios

Get ready for celestial wedding vibes galore thanks to this chic star and moon-filled shoot that we designed here recently at Laundry Events with the help of a talented team of Georgia wedding pros including florals from Stems Atlanta. Featuring wedding dresses from Demetrios — dreamy doesn't even begin to describe it all!  Gorgeous captures from Lauren Rae Photography invite us into an enchanted world filled with sparkly starlight, organic florals, and twinkling candlelight. It's glitzy and ...
Tags: Fall, Gold, Atlanta, Georgia, Wedding, Sydney, Red, Champagne, Blue, Ivory, Purple, Sponsored Post, Lavender, Navy Blue, Wedding Dress, Fuchsia


Impressive champagne saber fail at Michelin-starred restaurant

Below is New Year's Eve video of Michael Minnillo, general manager of Yountville, California's legendary French Laundry restaurant attempting a dramatic saber opening of a $2,000 bottle of Billecart-Salmon brut. French Laundry disinfecting their kitchen floors for the new year with some questionable technique from r/wine (r/wine)
Tags: Post, News, Restaurants, Michelin, Wine, Champagne, Billecart Salmon, Yountville California, French laundry, Bubbly, Michael Minnillo


Don't Store Your Leftover Champagne in the Fridge

If you have champagne leftover from tonight’s festivities, do you yourself a favor and take it out of the fridge in the morning.Read more...
Tags: Wine, Lifehacks, Champagne, Wine Tips


Prosecco Cupcakes

A festive occasion calls for festive cupcakes – and it doesn’t get much more festive than these Prosecco Cupcakes! The tender cupcakes have a hint of vanilla and are made with a generous splash of prosecco, perfect for getting the party started. In fact, you can use the remaining prosecco to treat yourself to a glass while you bake! Prosecco has a lighter and often slightly fruitier flavor than champagne, even when it is dry (meaning that the prosecco itself is not sweet). Champagne will often ...
Tags: Recipes, Baking, Wine, Champagne, New Year, Prosecco, Martinelli, Cakes - Cupcakes, Prosecco Cupcakes, Vanilla Prosecco Frosting


New Year’s Eve Limerick Trio

document.createElement('audio'); New Year’s Toast: The new year is coming up fast, As I think of the world’s recent past. It feels like the brink, So to hope I shall drink: Next year’s GOT to be better than last. ***** Resolution Disclaimer: Resolutions ain’t sticky, I fear, Be it sugar, tobacco or beer. If you’ve broken that pledge, Please don’t be on edge. No worries! There’s always NEXT year. ***** Drunken Limerick: Can I write silly verse after drinking? Let’s see. Wait a second — I’m ...
Tags: Humor, Champagne, New Year's Eve, Limerick, Limericks, January Holidays, Food & Drink Humor, Drink Verse, Drinking Limerick, Writing & Publishing Humor, Holiday Humor, Celebrations Poetry, Alcoholic Poems, December Holidays, Holiday Limericks, Holiday Poetry


The best sparkling wines

If there’s only one rule you follow when picking out which wine to drink, it’s this one: When in doubt, reach for the bubbly. Synonymous with celebrations, seasonal parties, and weekend brunches everywhere, a bottle of sparkling guarantees a good time. And the world of sparkling doesn’t stop at Champagne. Sparkling wines are produced all over the world using an array of grape varieties, production styles, and aging techniques. You’re missing out on some of the most exciting wines out there if...
Tags: Travel, England, Australia, California, France, Germany, US, Spain, Austria, Chile, Italy, Portugal, Champagne, All, Franciacorta, Lombardy


Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Eat, Drink + Be Merry

Presents for kitchen rookies, expert cooks, and those who burn toast Whether it’s a kitchen innovation, guide to restaurant design, incredible wine, whiskey with a story or finding a really tasty snack, food and booze encompasses discovery and joy. In our Eat, Drink + Be Merry Gift Guide, we’re celebrating the adventure of it all with our favorite treats, drinks, kitchen tools, cookbooks and more. …
Tags: Kitchen, Food, Cooking, Design, Alcohol, Whiskey, Recipes, Cocktails, Wine, Champagne, Whisky, Cooks, Decor, Cookbooks, Kitchen Accessories


2006 Palmes d’Or

Elegant and creamy, this champagne’s allure lies in a subtle and more accessible effervescence. Made by France’s number one selling champagne brand domestically, Nicolas Feuillatte, it’s a balanced blend—equal parts pinot noir and chardonnay—that’s nuanced but bright. Whether drinking it as an aperitif or with food (think seafood, fish, or even citrus desserts), this is a wine to share with loved ones. The dramatic, textured …
Tags: Design, France, Alcohol, Drinking, Wine, Booze, Champagne, Nicolas Feuillatte


Paris Get-Together and Book Event

Join me this Sunday, December 2nd at La Cuisine cooking school in Paris for a get-together and book signing. The event will be held from 3pm to 5pm and is open to all! It’s a chance to get some holiday shopping done (signed books!) and to sample various treats provided by French producers. Continue Reading Paris Get-Together and Book Event...
Tags: Food, Cheese, Uncategorized, Christmas, Paris, Champagne, Cooking School, My Paris Kitchen, AR Lenoble, Comte, L'appart, The Perfect Scoop, La Cuisine, La Cigogne


Champagne Is the Only Wine You Need for Thanksgiving

In most houses, the meal served on Thanksgiving does not change much from year to year, and yet there is always a fair amount of handwringing over what wine to pair with the turkey and trimmings. The answer is simple: Champagne.Read more...
Tags: Thanksgiving, Wine, Lifehacks, Champagne, Pairings


Prosecco Bath Bombs Are Just What We Need to Get Through Holiday Shopping

Do you enjoy a fizzy glass of Prosecco so much, you've imagined bathing in it? OK, perhaps not - but you might now after seeing these Prosecco bath bombs. Ahead of the oftentimes stressful holiday gifting season, Gift Republic recently launched a pack of 10 glittery bath bombs that, despite not containing actual Prosecco, have a similarly sweet scent. While Gift Republic is a UK-based brand, the bath bombs are fortunately available on ASOS. Check out the relaxing - yet pleasantly kitschy - produ...
Tags: UK, Shopping, Holiday, Gifts, Beauty, Champagne, Asos, Prosecco, Stocking Stuffers, Bath Bombs, Beauty Shopping, Gifts Under $25, Beauty Gifts, Gift Republic


How to Buy Champagne on a Light Beer Budget

“Champagne” is more than something for your monocle to fall into when you’re outraged. Though it connotes luxury, there are many less expensive (but lower quality) options you might be fed when you try to get the fizzy stuff for cheap.Read more...
Tags: Wine, Lifehacks, Champagne, Sparkling Wine, Wine Shop, How To Buy Wine


Ruinart Rosé “1764” Spice Blend Set

La Boîte’s Master Spice Blender, Lior Lev Sercarz, honors Ruinart‘s release of the first-ever rosé champagne (back in 1764) with a dynamic set, developed in conjunction with the iconic maison. Within the limited edition kit, one finds Lev Sercarz’s custom spice blend, a wooden serving spoon and a recipe designed for pairing. Lev Sercarz’s “1764” spice—featuring sumac, licorice, cubeb and other earthy spices—partners acidic notes with fruit …
Tags: Cooking, Design, Limited Edition, Spices, Champagne, Lvmh, Rose, Ruinart, Lior Lev Sercarz, Lev Sercarz, Clos19, La Boîte, Maison Ruinart, Spice Blends