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Discover Champagne History and Taste it Online with Sommelier!

Hosted by the Consul of the Global French-Speaking Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 29 Jan 13:30 - 14:30

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We are excited to invite you to join us on a journey through the world of champagne wine. Before we dive into a tasting experience with a professional sommelier, we thought it would be interesting to learn a little bit about the history and specificities of this luxurious beverage.

Champagne wine is a sparkling wine that is produced in the Champagne region of France. It is made from a blend of three different grapes - Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier - and is known for its distinctive bubbles and complex flavors.

The history of champagne wine dates back to the 17th century, when it was first created by the monk Dom Pérignon. He experimented with different methods of fermentation and discovered that adding sugar to the wine before bottling it resulted in the creation of bubbles. This process, known as "méthode champenoise," is still used today to produce champagne wine.

There are several different types of champagne, each with its own unique characteristics. The most common types are Brut, Extra Dry, and Demi-Sec, which range in sweetness from dry to sweet. Champagne wine can also be categorized based on its origin, with the most sought-after being "Champagne Premier Cru" and "Champagne Grand Cru."

Now that you have a brief overview of champagne wine, we hope you will join us for a tasting with a sommelier to further explore the flavors and nuances of this luxurious beverage. It will be a truly special experience that you won't want to miss.