Tag Archives: Sparkling Wine

The Christiane Chronicles: Stop swirling your Champagne, you idiot

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Rant Buzz Killers Swirling a glass of wine with a flick of the wrist can tell you a lot about what you’re drinking. The movement oxygenates the wine, releasing some volatile compounds that interfere with its true aroma. Raising the wine to eye level to look at its “legs” (the tears descending inside the glass) gives you an idea of its viscosity and alcohol strength. But the sight of anyone performing these acts with a glass of bubbly makes me hysterical. So you like to smash bubbles? You want to kill something that is alive?!?!? Champagnes and other sparkling wines ...

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Go beyond Champagne this New Year’s with these sparkling wines

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Flutes don’t give you room to sniff, which is part of the fun. Smelt likes to use white wine glasses.Photograph by Wedig + Laxton As we find ourselves in the middle of another holiday season, schlepping trees into our living rooms and spending an unnatural amount of time with family, chances are we’re going to get pretty thirsty. The celebratory yet stressful nature of the season calls for one quencher: bubbly. The good thing is that there are options; these days, you can find world-class sparkling wines from all across the globe. The bad news: Finding the right bottle can ...

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Remember SodaStream? It’s Now Turning Water Into Sparkling Wine

Source: Grub Street NY

For ages, people have been force-carbonating alcohol (like for a fizzy spin on Hemingway daiquiris) in their SodaStream machines. The company has never approved of this, and in fact warns that it voids your warranty, but the beverage giant may finally be coming around. Its latest gimmick, a …

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6 Bottles of Sparkling Wine for Summer Boozing

Source: Grub Street NY

Whiskey is for winter. When it comes to boozing during the summer, it’s all about gin-and-tonics, everything frozen, spritzes, margaritas, and, of course, sparkling wine. Champagne might be most associated with New Years, but it’s at its best on a 90-degree day, preferably spent by the pool with some ice …

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6 Bottles of Sparkling Wine for Summer Boozing

Source: Grub Street NY

Whiskey is for winter. When it comes to boozing during the summer, it’s all about gin-and-tonics, everything frozen, spritzes, margaritas, and, of course, sparkling wine. Champagne might be most associated with New Years, but it’s at its best on a 90-degree day, preferably spent by the pool with some ice …

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Coeur Adds New Dishes, Chef

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Coeur has received positive reviews since its opening but now comes some changes. Opening chef Andy Tessier has left the restaurant and Justin Bennett has been named the new executive chef. Bennett is also exec chef for Leigh Maida, Brendan Hartranft and Brendan Kelly at Local 44 and Clarkville.

Menu staples like the rotisserie chicken and smoked brisket sandwich remain but there is now escargot, bone marrow, raclette fondue, grilled pork chops and more. And get this, poutine is now on the menu of this Montreal-inspired restaurant.

Another cool thing on the menu is Coeur’s Sunday special of ...

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