8 part video series on the history of Champagne filmed in France

Portland Bar Best Champagne list in North America

Bar Vivant in Portland

Pix Patisserie / Bar Vivant, a Portland bar awarded best champagne and sparkling wine list in North America 2014!

You can see the winning wine list here! Over 250 Bottles! Read More...

Look Cool with a Champagne Cork Cooler

cork champagne cooler

OK , it's not fancy and formal and it gets the chilling job done in a unique way! Cork certainly is waterproof, and now a cooler and a fun conversation item! Read More...

My nickname is Bubbles

Maharaja of Jaipur

Brigadier Sawai Bhawani Singh Bahadur was the last Maharaja of Jaipur.
(October 22, 1931 – April 17, 2011)

I know what you are thinking…. yah, that is nice, but what does that have to do with champagne?

New World Record for Sabrage - 32 Champagne Bottles in 1 minute

Sabrage (also called sabering) is the art of opening a champagne bottle with a sword, first credited to Napoléon’s Army, who is thought to have started this when leaving for a military campaign in a rush... or to celebrate a victory. Read More...

World's most famous champagne toast

Is this the world’s most famous champagne toast?


New World Record Price for a Bottle of Champagne

Czar Alexander II of Russia

In July 2010, a load of shipwrecked bottles of champagne was discovered by divers off the Åland
Islands of Finland, in the Baltic Sea (situated between Sweden and Finland). All together 168 bottles were brought to the surface, not all were intact.