Champagne and sparkling wine

Champagne and sparkling wine, only for special occasions? Not at all! Find out more about the producing regions, the pairings and the service of sparkling wine in The spirit of knowing blog.

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  1. Wine stored in a cellar
    Conservation

    Should wine be stored in a cellar?

    Does wine have to be kept in a cellar? The answer depends on how you plan to drink your wines. There’s an appropriate solution for every choice.

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  2. niagara peninsula vineyard
    Profiles

    The Niagara Peninsula

    What do you think about when you think of Niagara Falls? Certainly, there are hotels with heart-shaped beds, haunted houses and plenty of miniature golf courses... But besides the tourist centre that’s frozen in time and the majestic Falls themselves, Niagara is also a wine region worth checking out—particularly since it’s practically our next-door neighbour!

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  3. Champaign pored into glasses
    Tasting and service

    When to pop open the bubbly

    Everyone pops open the bubbly on special occasions, but it can just as easily be served at a laid-back dinner, or impromptu get-together.

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  4. Jura vineyard
    Production methods

    Jura wine: original and complex!

    Jura is a small region—especially in terms of production. It’s worth the hunting though, these wines are diverse and very original!

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  5. Domaine Bergeville
    Profiles

    Effervescence on the wine

    Domaine bergeville is a tiny vineyard that thinks big. Every wine it produces – white, rosé or red – is effervescent comparing favourably to cavas, crémants or any other european sparkler. The difference is that domaine bergeville cuvées are certified organic and genuinely québécois.

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  6. champagne
    Profiles

    Champagne: a matter of style

    There are many types of Champagne, from a dry Brut Nature, to a complex vintage, to a festive demi-sec served over ice. We take a closer look at this luxury product for any occasion.

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  7. cups of champagnes
    Profiles

    To each their own...bubbly

    Bubbly’s rising popularity has resulted in a wide variety of bottles to choose from. Here’s a handy guide to finding the one that’s right for you!

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  8. Perfect holiday pairings
    Pairings and Taste Tags

    Perfect holiday pairings

    Pop the bubbly and discover the perfect pairings for each taste tag!

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  9. Des coupe de champagnes
    Tasting and service

    Four practical bubbly accessories!

    There are tools made specifically for serving delicate beverages like champagne and bubbly. Here are our top picks for useful and beautiful items sure to be handy for your holiday hosting duties.

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  10. White grapes for wine
    Profiles

    Chenin blanc

    Dry, sweet, sparkling or still, Chenin Blanc makes a great accompaniment to any meal.

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  11. Red wines
    Profiles

    Product ratings: how to find your way around?

    Many trade magazines and online news sites provide ratings for products. Since it is sometimes difficult to find your way through these different sources, here are some explanations about the different rating systems.

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