40 Interesting Champagne Facts

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Who doesn’t love Champagne? Whether it is served at a wedding, after a sports event, or at a cocktail party, this luxury drink is always a winner in people’s heart. But, how much you know about Champagne? Raise your glass with this list of Champagne Facts.

1. Champagne is actually a type of wine.

2. Dom Perignon is the original creator of Champagne.

3. Champagne is named after a region in France called Champagne.

Champagne is named after a region in France called Champagne.
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4. Marilyn Monroe took a bath in Champagne using 350 bottles of Champagne.

5. Approximately 28,000 bottles of Champagne are served at Wimbledon each year.

6. In the 19th century England, high society men thought that the best way to polishing their shoes was with Champagne.

In 19th century England, high society dudes thought that the best way for polishing their shoes was with Champagne.
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7. James Bond is a famous Champagne drinker, who has been covering drinking Champagne more than 35 times in his films.

8. In a 750ml bottle of Champagne, there are 49 million bubbles.

9. Each second Champagne emits 30 bubbles.

Each second Champagne emits 30 bubbles.
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10. Champagne has three times more gas than a Beer.

11. The pressure in a Champagne bottle is around 90 pounds per square inch.

12. The ideal temperature to serve Champagne is between 8°Celcius to 9°C.

The ideal temperature to serve Champagne is between 8°Celcius to 9°C.
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13. One of the most lavish bottles of champagne costs $2.07 Million Dollars.

14. Champagne will stay more bubbly in a flute glass as compared to a coupe glass.

15. According to new research, it can help preventing memory loss.

According to new research, it can help in preventing memory loss.
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16. Champagne regions has over 15,000 workers who work to grow the grapes used in Champagne.

17. France has the world’s strictest wine laws.

18. Champagne is made of Chardonnay (98%), Pinot Noir and Pinot Menier Grapes.

Champagne is made of chardonnay (98%), pinot noir and pinot menier grapes.
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19. Bourgogne is known as the “King of Wines.”

20. The largest Wine producing areas in Bordeaux are Blayais, Medoc, Haut Medoc, Graves, Sauternes, and Entre-Deux-Mers.

21. Only Sparkling Wine made in champagne regions can be called Champagne.

Only sparkling wine made in the Champagne region can be called Champagne.
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22. Champagne Grapes are the most expensive in the world.

23. 31 December is celebrated as the National Champagne Day in United States of America.

24. Champagne’s bubble trains are called collarets.

Champagne’s bubble trains are called collarets. (2)
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25. The various Champagne bottle sizes actually have different names and their names are derived from biblical sources.

26. The largest Champagne bottle is called Melchizedek and is forty times bigger than a normal bottle.

27. A popping champagne cork can reach up to 64km/hour speed.

A popping champagne cork can reaches up to 64kmhour.
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28. The longest distance traveled by a cork is 54 meters.

29. The oldest bottle of Champagne was found in the Baltic Sea.

30. The bottling process gives a Champagne delicious bubbles.

The bottling process gives champagne, delicious bubbles.
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31. Methode Champenoise is the traditional method by which Champagne is produced.

32. The Champagne from Champagne regions were known before medieval times.

33. The Romans were the first to plant vineyards in this area of north-east France.

The Romans were the first to plant vineyards in this area of north-east France.
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34. James Bond’s drinks more Champagne than Martinis.

35. Winston Churchill drank a special pint bottle of Champagne at 11 am daily.

36. After France, the country that consumes the most Champagne is the UK.

After France, the country that consumes the most champagne is the UK.
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37. There are around 1 billion bottles of champagne in storage worldwide.

38. It is essential to gradually sip Champagne as the bubbles will make the alcohol enter your bloodstream at such a fast rate that you will suffer a headache.

39. Dom Perignon is the man behind one of the biggest Sparkling Champagne brands.

Dom Perignon is the man behind one of the biggest sparkling champagne brands
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40. Merret invented glass bottles that could resist the fermentation to create wine bubbles.

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