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

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...

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.