Champagne FAQ’s

Champagne FAQ’s How fast is the cork traveling when it pops? Between 30 and 50 mph depending on the size and pressure contained inside the bottle. What is the pressure inside a bottle of Champagne? The pressure reaches 6 atmosheres or about 90 pounds per square inch (psi). What is …

Champagne Bottle Sizes

Bottles Sizes & Names Why do Champagne’s large-format bottles have biblical names? No one is exactly sure of the reasons why larger format bottles were given biblical names. But, according to the Champagne expert Francois Bonal, winemakers in Bordeaux had been using the name Jeroboam for the four-bottle size since …

Champagne Bluffing

Champagne Bluffing For those of us who do not have the time (or simply do not feel like taking the time) to really get to know Champagne, we have put together this little piece. It informs you on the basic principles of Champagne, and is capable of instilling enough intellectual …

Champagne Labels

Flag & Shield… Telling A Story The label on a bottle of Champagne is too often taken for granted. It is a way to communicate and attract the attention of the buyer – a true vehicle of promotion and marketing, unique to Champagne. But it was not until the middle …