Need tips on choosing wine for your dinner party? Champagne is a wine created from grapes developed in a region of France called Champagne. The following are grapes primarily used in the creation process; Pinot noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier. There are other sparkling wines produced in various regions around the world—but they are technically not considered Champagnes.
People often use the term champagne to describe sparkling wine. Others may refer to this as bubbly. The truth is that the term Champagne is misused—it is exclusively reserved for wines that come from the region of Champagne.
Jeff Porter, wine Director of Osteria Mozza in Los Angeles gives a lesson on choosing the right Champagne for a dinner party. Because New Year’s Eve is vastly approaching these tips are great for selecting the right bottle to bring in a new year with good taste.
Need tips on choosing wine for your dinner party? Jeff Porter has the answers as he talks about how to keep sparkling wine bubbly and fresh! Porter also explains why flutes are a better tool to use when serving Champagne—any old glass will not do!