The holiday bubble question

by  |  28-12-2011

Based upon the history of Champagne, one could argue that it is nothing more than the result of red wine attempting to be produced in the wrong climate and now drank because everyone wants to pretend that they’re royalty. Obviously, that argument isn’t going to win any friends, least of which my sister-in-law who loves the bubbly wines, especially when they’re of a pink, Rosé nature. I’ll state right now that sparkling wines are not my first choice in aged grape juice, whether they be Champagne, Prosecco, Cava, Californian, or any of the others. Of course, as this is the middle of the holidays, if a glass is offered, to a be a proper guest, you drink it. Thankfully, my in-laws opt for Moët & Chandon, which is one of the few “affordable” Champagnes that I find quaffable, although it still clocks in at 32€+ a bottle. The only other […]
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