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Fun Facts about Champagne...

according to Cameron Cross (and actual sources;)

 Champagne Facts:

  • a wine can be branded as “champagne” if is originally made in the 'Champagne' region of France.

  • to be named “champagne,” it must be made just from the Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir, or Chardonnay grapes that grow in that area.

  • real champagne, as hostile to other sparkling wines need to have gotten its bubbles by going through the fermentation process 2 times: once in barrels and then in bottles. This beverage could be produced somewhere else, as far as credit it was given to the well-known “methode champenoise” on the labels.

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  • There are about 58 million bubbles in 1 bottle of Champagne.

  • The pressure in the bottle is about 90 pounds per square inch, around 3 times that in the automobile tire.

Champagne Trivia

  • There are about 58 million bubbles in 1 bottle of Champagne.

  • The pressure in the bottle is about 90 pounds per square inch, around 3 times that in the automobile tire.

  • In 2000 California produced around 59 million bottles of champagne.

  • In 2000 France produced about 328 million bottles of champagne.

  • In 2000 California consumed about 31 million bottles of champagne.

  • In 2000 Washington D.C. had the uppermost per capita adult consumption of this drink in the U.S.- around 2.3 bottles per adult.

  • In 2000 Illinois and Hawaii consumed about 1.8 bottles per adult.

  • In 2000 California consumed around 1.5 bottles per adult.

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  • There are about 58 million bubbles in 1 bottle of Champagne.

  • The pressure in the bottle is about 90 pounds per square inch, around 3 times that in the automobile tire.

  • World's Oldest Bottle: The oldest known bottle of champagne dates back to 1825 and is still drinkable!

  • Champagne Baths: Some people, including famous figures like Marilyn Monroe, have reportedly bathed in champagne. Monroe is said to have used 350 bottles for a single bath!

  • 1 bottle of Champagne contains about 1.2 kg grapes.

  • 300 million bottles of Champagne are produced every year

  • The most expensive bottle of Champagne costs $2.07 million The 2013 Taste of Diamonds Champagne was made by UK-based company Goût de Diamants. The price tag is due to the fact that the logo is handcrafted from 18-carat gold and embellished with a 19-carat white diamond. The taste? A rich floral, refreshing and full creamy texture with a soft finish.

  • A Champagne cork can reach 24.8 miles/hour when popped

  • The longest recorded Champagne cork flight is about 177 feet

  • Source: https://thechampagnecompany.com/blog/champagne-facts.html

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