Tag Archives: Champagne

Wine Quote of the Day for February 14, 2007

On February 14th, what could be better than Champagne to toast the ones we love? And who better to speak to the delights of bubbly than the Grand Lady of Champagne herself, Lily Bollinger. Lily was once asked, “When do … Continue reading

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Wine Quote of the Day for February 5, 2007

Whiskey is a slap on the back, and champagne’s a heavy mist before my eyes. Jimmy Stewart from the movie The Philadelphia Story

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Wine Quote of the Day

An ever-expanding collection of our favourite sayings about our favourite drink. December 26, 2006 What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch?  Larson E Whipsnade (WC Fields) in You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man (1939) December 20, 2006 Wine … Continue reading

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Wine for Dummies Book review

Wine for Dummies Ed McCarthy and Mary Ewing-Mulligan ISBN: 0-470-04579-5 Format: Trade paperback Pages: 432 Pages Pub Date: October 2006 by IDG Books Worldwide Suggested retail price: $21.99 (US) Frank’s take: My copy of Wine for Dummies is looking a … Continue reading

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Quirky Champagne Corkers

by Frank The Australians have taken the alternate stopper gone too far! Crown caps on Champagne? The same crown caps that are on your six pack of Bud or Coors on a bottle of Cristal? Has the world gone mad? … Continue reading

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