Cheers! It's World Champagne Day

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Happy World Champagne Day!
Happy World Champagne Day!
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Yup! Get your bubbles, bubbly, champers or as some call it, champopo chilled, it's World Champagne Day.

It is a drink associated with luxury because it's a bit heavy on the pocket.

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A good celebration needs some bubbles.

Here are some fun facts about your favourite bubbles:

· Champagne is produced in the Champagne region of France where there is a list of rules that govern the process of fermentation, vineyard practices and the sourcing of grapes.

· Champagne with the capital C refers to the region and little c refers to the wine.

· The difference between sparkling wine and champagne is where and how it is made. Because champagne is a little more expensive doesn’t make sparkling wine less of a good wine.

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· There are over 40 million bubbles in a 750 ml bottle of champagne.

· Champagne has more carbonation than beer.

· Always hold your champagne glass by the stem. It is best enjoyed chilled so holding it by the bowl will make it warm.

· Don’t fill it up to the rim, proper champagne etiquette is 3/ 4 of a glass.

· Corks from champagne or sparkling wine can erupt at high and dangerous speeds so opening it properly might save you an emergency call.

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