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Champagne Facts and Recipes

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~True Champagne is only produced from the French region of Champagne

~It is believed that this wine was invented by the Benedictine monk, Dom
Perignon

~A bottle of champagne can have as many as 49 million bubbles

~Champagne is best enjoyed out of a tall and narrow glass called a flute

~The grapes that are traditionally used to make champagne are: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier

All about grapes:

~Over 99% of grapes commercially grown in the US comes from California

~CA grapes come in 3 colors: green, red, and black

~Currently there are over 70 varieties grown in CA

~CA grapes are shipped to more than 60 countries

~The average consumption of fresh grapes in the US is 8.4 pounds per person

Almond Eyes

1 ounce almond flavored syrup
5 ounces champagne

Add the almond syrup to a flute and top with champagne


Champagne Sunset

2 ounces orange juice
1 ounce grenadine
4 ounces champagne

Add the OJ and grenadine to a flute then add Champagne.

Eve's Demise

1 ounce pomegranate juice
1 tablespoon simple syrup
5 ounces of champagne

Pour in the juice and syrup, top with champagne

Strawberry Sparkler
1 tablespoon of pureed strawberry's
5 oz Champagne
1 strawberry for garnish

Cham-Bull-pagne

2 oz. of Red Bull
5 oz. Champagne
Pour the Red Bull into a flute and add Champagne

Classic Kir Royale

1 tsp. Creme De Cassis
6 Oz. Brut Champagne