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Champagne, Sherry, Port: Types of Wine Glasses and Why They Matter

Posted by Beau Farrell on Aug 30, 2018 2:05:07 PM

“Can you grab us some wine glasses?” your friend asks as she opens a bottle in the other room. Then, you open the cabinet and realize you had no idea how many types of wine glasses there are.

There are actually six main types of wine glasses to suit different kinds of wine and some of those have three or four subtypes!

No, it’s not overkill or just for looks. Depending on what you’re drinking, you want different shapes of wine glasses to highlight the features of each different type of wine. Let’s take a look at the main types of wine glasses and why they matter for your drinking experience.

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Forget the Orange Juice: Three Mixers for Your Next Round of Mimosas

Posted by Beau Farrell on Aug 1, 2017 5:22:40 PM

Weekends are made for mimosas — champagne and citrus served up on with a side of cheer. While good ole orange juice is always a great way to brighten your day with a dose of vitamin C, why not branch out for your next round of mimosas with these three extra-ordinary versions on the classic? Try these. They're perfect for summer brunch gatherings with friends, or just the two of you. Cheers!

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Best Champagne Brands to Have at Your Upcoming Party

Posted by Beau Farrell on May 16, 2017 4:35:02 PM

"In a perfect world, everyone would have a glass of Champagne every evening" – Willie Gluckstern

Champagne is a sparkling wine made in the region of Champagne, France from the grapes of Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay, and is one of the world's most beloved wines. If celebrating is on your "to do" list, then be sure you have the right bubbles for the occasion. What are the best Champagne brands?

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Avoid Injury in 2017: How to Open Champagne Safely

Posted by Beau Farrell on Dec 20, 2016 2:27:49 PM

There is nothing quite like the "pop" of a bottle of champagne or sparkling wine - the anticipation, the ritual, the celebration. During the holiday season, it's estimated that Americans will consume more than 360 million glasses of sparkling wine or champagne. Unfortunately, though, opening a bottle of bubbly can be messy and even cause injury if you're not careful. So, it's important to learn how to open champagne safely.

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