Tag: champagne

Champagne bottle cap collection is a thing

This sign translates to ‘Swap meet for Champagne bottle caps’. Yes, that’s apparently a thing. Really? Champagne caps? Forget stamp collecting or coin swapping; here in France, it’s all about the booze. I’ve seen the caps at vide greniers and

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Why champagne is so expensive

I was lucky enough last weekend to get a personal tour of how champagne is made with champagne maker Philippe Chochina (who makes a very tasty drop and swears it’s impossible to have a hangover with well-made champagne), and I

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