You can almost hear the champagne corks popping.
Connor passed out the champagne, and held up his glass.
There were linen napkins, two china plates and champagne flutes on top.
Jackson poured champagne and they toasted their engagement.
On the one hand, the death of the count of Champagne (May 1201) had induced the crusaders to elect as their leader Boniface of Montferrat, the brother of Conrad; and Boniface was the cousin of Philip, and interested in Constantinople, where not only Conrad, but another brother as well, had served, and suffered for their service at the hands of their masters.
Completely free, she relaxed and accepted a glass of champagne from one of the wait staff and waded toward the buffet.
of Champagne) were the equals of any duke and the superiors of many.
I'm not sure anyone else in our group was in shape to drive home after our champagne celebration of the scary new life each of us agreed to embrace.
Owing its real origin, as a distinct foundation of reformed Benedictines, in the year 1098, to Stephen Harding (a native of Dorsetshire, educated in the monastery of Sherborne), and deriving its name from Citeaux (Cistercium), a desolate and almost inaccessible forest solitude, on the borders of Champagne and Burgundy, the rapid growth and wide celebrity of the order are undoubtedly to be attributed to the enthusiastic piety of St Bernard, abbot of the first of the monastic colonies, subsequently sent forth in such quick succession by the first Cistercian houses, the far-famed abbey of Clairvaux (de Clara Valle), A.D.
Instead she crossed to the full bar and traded the champagne for a triple shot of whiskey on the rocks.
return to Guy, but went to Henry of Champagne, who married the widowed Isabella.
As Connor poured more champagne, he said, So, tell us about your night.
- Champagne; Bourgogne.
The case of the count of Champagne, one of the peers of France, is a famous example.
The great governments were: Alsace, Saintonge and Angoumois, Anjou, Artois, Aunis, Auvergne, Beam and Navarre, Berry, Bourbonnais, Bourgogne (Burgundy), Bretagne (Brittany),, Champagne, DauphinC, Flandre, Foix, Franche-Comt, Guienne and Gascogne (Gascony), Ile-de-France, Languedoc, Limousin, Lorraine, Lyonnais.
Official statistical works: A nnuaire statistique de la France (a summary of the statistical publications of the government), Slatistique agricole annue,lle, Statislique de lindustrie minerale et des appareils de vapeur, Tableau genera~l dii commerce et de la navigation, Reports on the various colonies issued annually by the British Foreign Office, &c. Guide Books: Karl Baedeker, Northern France, Southern France; P. Joanne, Nord, Champagne et Ardenne; Normandie; and other volumes dealing with every region of the country.
Champagne (Bassigny, Vallage).
Of second rank are Reims and Sedan in the Champagne group; Elbeuf, Louviers and Rouen in Normandy; and Mazamet (Tarn).
The tall, fair and blue-eyed individuals who are found to the north-east of the Seine and in Normandy appear to be nearer in race to the Scandinavian and Germanic invaders; a tall and darker type with long faces and aquiline noses occurs in some parts of Franche-Co1nt and Champagne, the Vosges and the Perche.
as king of Navarre and count of Champagne in December 1270.
This is the case in the Mont-aux-Sources (11,170 ft.) and Cathkin Peak or Champagne Castle (10,357 ft.); the top of the third great height, Giant's Castle (9657 ft.), is in Basutoland, but its seaward slopes are in Natal.
Before the ices, champagne was served round.
Map's career was an active and varied one; he was clerk of the royal household and justice itinerant; in 1179 he was present at the Lateran council at Rome, on his way thither being enter tained by the count of Champagne; at this time he apparentm held a plurality of ecclesiastical benefices, being a prebend of St Paul's, canon and precentor of Lincoln and parson of Westbury, Gloucestershire.
of the Senku source, in Champagne Castle, Giant's Castle and other heights of the Drakensberg.
In 1257 the twelve peers were the chiefs of the great feudal provinces, the dukes of Normandy, Burgundy and Aquitaine, the counts of Toulouse, Champagne and Flanders, and six spiritual peers, the archbishop of Reims, the bishops of Laon, Chalons-sur-Marne, Beauvais, Langres and Noyon.
More than once they had beaten him, and more than once they had made him drunk on champagne and Madeira, which he loved; and he knew more than one thing about each of them which would long ago have sent an ordinary man to Siberia.
During the middle ages it was the chief town of the district of Beauce, and gave its name to a countship which was held by the counts of Blois and Champagne and afterwards by the house of Chatillon, a member of which in 1286 sold it to the crown.
The sober lists of names with which it opens; the account of the embassy, so business-like in its estimates of costs and terms, and suddenly breaking into a fervent description of how the six deputies, "prostrating themselves on the earth and weeping warm tears, begged the doge and people of Venice to have pity on Jerusalem"; the story immediately following, how the young count Thibault of Champagne, raising himself from a sickbed in his joy at the successful return of his ambassadors, "leva sus et chevaucha, et laz!
Some results were, however, achieved by a body of German crusaders which had sailed in advance of Henry; by its influence Amalric of Cyprus succeeded Henry of Champagne, who died in 1197, as king of Jerusalem, and a vassal of the emperor thus became ruler in the Holy Land; while the Teutonic order, which had begun as a hospital during the siege of Acre (1190-1191), now received its organization.
His eldest brother, Charles d'Amboise, was governor of the Isle of France, Champagne and Burgundy, and councillor of Louis XI.
He laid down the seven of hearts, on which with a broken bit of chalk he had written "800 rubles" in clear upright figures; he emptied the glass of warm champagne that was handed him, smiled at Dolokhov's words, and with a sinking heart, waiting for a seven to turn up, gazed at Dolokhov's hands which held the pack.
After the roast, champagne was served.
The remainder of the department, with the exception of a more broken and picturesque district in the extreme north-west, forms part of the sterile and monotonous plain known as Champagne Pouilleuse.
Chretien states that he composed the poem (which he left to be completed by Godefroi de Leigni) at the request of the countess Marie of Champagne, who provided him with matiere et san.
Theobald of Champagne had taken the cross as early as 1230, and 1239 he sailed to Acre in spite of the express prohibition of the pope, who, having quarrelled with Frederick II., was eager to divert any succour from Jerusalem itself, so long as Jerusalem belonged to his enemy.
high - Giant's Castle, Champagne Castle or Cathkin Peak and Mont aux Sources - towering high above the general level.
Although the county of Champagne had descended to his wife's infant daughter, Joan, Edmund assumed the title "Count Palatine of Champagne and Brie," and is described in the English patent rolls as earl of Lancaster and Champagne.
But he retained the possession of his wife's dowerlands in Champagne, and is described in an official document of Champagne so late as the year 1287, as "the Count Edmund."
In the oldest register of Philip Augustus counts are reckoned with dukes in the first of the five orders into which the nobles are divided, but the list includes, besides such almost sovereign rulers as the counts of Flanders and Champagne, immediate vassals of much less importance - such as the counts of Soissons and Dammartin - and even one mediate vassal, the count of Bar-sur-Seine.
The result was a difficulty as to burial, which was compromised by hurried interment at the abbey of Scellieres in Champagne, anticipating the interdict of the bishop of the diocese by an hour or two.
of Champagne and Navarre, are also named among those who urged him to the composition of his "little works," especially the De Institutione Principum.
The principal exports are wines, especially champagne, spirits, hay, straw, wool, potatoes, woven goods, fruit, glass-ware, lace and metal-ware.
JOINVILLE, the name of a French noble family of Champagne, which traced its descent from Etienne de Vaux, who lived at the beginning of the 1 ith century.
1184), sire de Joinville, who accompanied Henry the Liberal, count of Champagne, to the Holy Land in 1147, received from him the office of seneschal, and this office became hereditary in the house of Joinville.
The Gothic cathedral, consecrated in 1222, on the site of another ruined by an earthquake in 1184, goes back to French models in Champagne, and is indeed unique in Italy.
GEOFFROY DE VILLEHARDOUIN (c. 1160 - c. 1213), the first vernacular historian of France, and perhaps of modern Europe, who possesses literary merit, is rather supposed than known to have been born at the château from which he took his name, near Troyes, in Champagne, about the year 1160.
Like the First Crusade, the Fourth Crusade also - in its personnel, but not its direction - was a French enterprise; and its leading members were French feudatories like Theobald of Champagne (who was chosen leader of the Crusade), Baldwin of Flanders (the future emperor of Constantinople), and the count of Blois.
It was not till the summer of 1734 that Cirey, a half-dismantled country house on the borders of Champagne and Lorraine, was fitted up with Voltaire's money and became the headquarters of himself, of his hostess, and now and then of her accommodating husband.
Ah, we're having champagne.
Downstairs, Connor opened a bottle of champagne.
- Ile-de-France; Champagne.
- Bourgogne; Champagne.
The place is noted for its wine, chiefly sweet champagne.
This was Bonif ace of Montferrat, the younger brother of Conrad, who was chosen leader of the Fourth Crusade in 1201, on the death of Theobald of Champagne.
of Navarre and Champagne.
Until 1284 he held, in his wife's right, the custody of Champagne.
The yield is satisfactory, and the wine made, the variety known as Gamay noir, is described as being like still champagne.
In 1190 it received a charter from the counts of Champagne.
For about two years his rival, Odo, count of Champagne, who was supported by the Rdmance-speaking inhabitants, kept up the struggle against him, but eventually all opposition was overcome and the possession of Burgundy was assured to the German king.
The LancelotGuenevere romance took form and shape in the artificial atmosphere encouraged by such patronesses of literature as Eleanor of Aquitaine and her daughter Marie, Comtesse de Champagne (for whom Chretien de Troyes wrote his Chevalier de la Charrette), and reflects the low social morality of a time when love between husband and wife was declared impossible.
He was recognized as king in Touraine, Berry and Poitou, in Languedoc and other provinces of southern France; but the English power in the north was presently increased by the provinces of Champagne and Maine, as the result of the victories of Crevant (1423) and Verneuil (1424).
In 1423 he joined the earl of Salisbury in Champagne, and shared his victory at Crevant.
ABRAHAM DEMOIVRE (1667-1754), English mathematician of French extraction, was born at Vitry, in Champagne, on the 26th of May 1667.
Balue thereupon joined Guillaume de Harancourt, bishop of Verdun, in an intrigue to induce Charles of France to demand Champagne and Brie in accordance with the king's promise to Charles the Bold, instead of distant Guienne where the king was determined to place him.
and Adela, daughter of Theobald II., count of Champagne, was born on the 21st of August 1165.
Philip's predecessors had consolidated the Capetian power within these narrow limits, but he himself was overshadowed by the power of his uncles, William, archbishop of Reims; Henry I., count of Champagne; and Theobald V., count of Blois and Chartres.
Of the wines imported from France, about one-quarter was Champagne and Saumur, the remainder consisting almost entirely of still wines, such as claret and burgundy.
Highly alcoholic wines, such as port and sherry, will improve and remain good for a much longer period than relatively light wines, such as claret, champagne or Moselle.
In the same way champagne rarely, if ever, improves after twelve to fourteen years.
Among the white wines we have the full sweet Sauternes, the relatively dry and elegant Graves and Chablis, and the light white wines which produce champagne and brandy.
The sparkling wine known to us as champagne takes its name from the former province which is now replaced by the departments of Marne, Haute-Marne, Aube and Ardennes.
The cultivation of the vine in the Champagne is of very ancient date.
The district producing the finest champagne is divided into two distinct regions, popularly known as the river and the mountain respectively.
The soil in the champagne district consists on the slopes largely of chalk and in the plain of alluvial soil.
The chief red vines of the champagne district are the Plant-dore, Franc-Pineau and the Plant vert dore.
Champagne is not, as is the case, for instance, with the classified growths of the Gironde, the product of a single vineyard.
Similarly, it has been said that, strictly speaking, there is no such thing as vintage champagne, for it is almost invariably the practice, in order to maintain the general character of a specific brand, to blend the new wines with some old wine or wines which have been vatted for this particular purpose.
The vintage date, therefore, which is borne by " vintage champagne," refers rather to the date of vintage prior to bottling than to the age of the wine, although the main bulk of the wine of a certain " vintage " will actually have been made in the year indicated.
It is not unusual in the case of champagne to add some sugar to the must in the years in which the latter is deficient in this regard.
No legitimate objection can be raised to this practice inasmuch as champagne in any case must be regarded in the light of a manufactured article rather than as a natural product.
The principal centres of the champagne trade are at Reims, Epernay, Ay and Avize.
A great part of this wine, however, is not suitable for making high-class champagne.
The chief trade in champagne is with the United Kingdom, to which the finest varieties are exported.
The method of manufacture is similar to that followed in the Champagne.
Analyses of Champagne.
1,16 1, 339 gallons of champagne, to the value of £1,679,611, were imported into the United Kingdom.
It will be seen that, compared with the dry, light red wines, the proportion of sugar, alcohol and acidity is comparatively high in champagne, and the extract (solid matter) rather low.
At first it was chiefly used for blending with the wines of the Champagne when the vintage in this district was insufficient, but at the present time it is largely sold under its own name.
Although the average wholesale value of Saumur is considerably less than that of champagne, it compares favourably with the lower grades of that article, and in flavour and character is similar to the latter.
He himself delivered in the House of Commons many speeches unrivalled in parliamentary history for wit and recklessness; and one of them still lives in history as the "champagne speech."
He shifted his ground in politics with every new moon, and the world fastened on him the nickname, which he himself adopted in his "champagne" speech, of the weathercock.
The merest pleasurelover may consistently say that he prefers a single glass of good champagne to several bottles of cooking-sherry; the slight but delicate experience of the single glass of good wine may fairly be regarded as preferable to the more massive but coarser experience of the large quantity of bad wine.
Under the domination of the counts of Champagne, it became the scene of important fairs which did not cease till 1648.
Indeed, many patients liken its effect to that of drinking champagne.
The provincial court of the counts of Champagne had long been a distinguished one, and the action of Thibaut the poet, together with the proximity of the district to Paris, made the province less rebellious than most of the great feudal divisions of France to the royal authority.
He was at Joinville again in 1317, and on the IIth of July 1319 he died at the age of ninety-five, leaving his possessions and his position as seneschal of Champagne to his second son Anseim.
Indeed the great age of the seneschal of Champagne, and his intimate first-hand acquaintance with his subject, made such variations extremely improbable.
1595) a marshal of France and knight of the order of the Holy Ghost since its institution in 1578, fought against the Huguenots under the last of the Valois kings; but he was among the first to recognize Henry IV., and was appointed governor of Champagne and of Brittany, where he had to fight against the League.
A lba Marla) in Normandy, a dependency of the archbishopric of Rouen, was granted to Odo of Champagne, brother-in-law of William the Conqueror, who founded the first line of counts of Aumale.
From 1033 to 1043 he was involved in a life and death contest with those nobles whose territory adjoined the royal domains, especially with the great house of Blois, whose count, Odo II., had been the centre of the league of Constance, and with the counts of Champagne.
west of Paris; to the south his authority was really bounded by the Loire; in the east the count of Champagne was little more than nominally his subject, and the duchy of Burgundy was almost entirely cut off from the king.
secretly offered him the baton of a marshal of France, with the government of Champagne which his father had held, and also a pension.
He resolved, at whatever cost, to penetrate into Champagne; and in order to support his operations by the possession of some important places, he began by making himself master of Quesnoy.
His younger brother, Edouard Marie, comte de Barthelemy, who was born in Angers in 1830, has published a number of documents upon the ancient French nobility and upon the history of Champagne.
His works were edited in 1851 by P. Tarbe in his Chansonniers de Champagne.
JOAN OF ARC, more properly Jeanneton Darc, afterwards known in France as Jeanne D'Arc 1 (1411-1431), the " Maid of Orleans," was born between 1410 and 1412, the daughter of Jacques Darc, peasant proprietor, of Domremy, a small village in the Vosges, partly in Champagne and partly in Lorraine, and of his wife Isabeau, of the village of Vouthon, who from having made a pilgrimage to Rome had received the usual surname of Romee.
From Italy the use of the title spread - first, with the Crusaders, to the Holy Land, where Bohemund, son of Tancred, took the style of prince of Antioch; next, with the Latin conquerors, into the East Roman Empire, where in 1205 William de Champlette, a cadet of the house of Champagne, founded the principality of Achaea and the Morea.
He marched from Calais to Bordeaux, inflicted great misery on Picardy, Champagne and Berry, and left half his army dead by the way.
Thomas of Woodstock, the youngest son of Edward III., took a powerful army to Calais, and marched through Picardy and Champagne, past Orleans, and finally to Rennes in Brittany, but accomplished nothing save the ruin of his own troops and the wasting of a vast sum of money.
Paris, Picardy, Champagne, and indeed the greater part of France north of the Loire, acknowledged him as their sovereign.
In 1030 Ernest of Swabia was killed in battle; and in September 1032 the king of Burgundy died, and his kingdom was at once seized by his nephew Odo, count of Champagne.
The common statement that he derived his surname from Diss in Norfolk is a mere conjecture; Dicetum may equally well be a Latinized form of Dissai, or Dicy, or Dizy, place-names which are found in Maine, Picardy, Burgundy and Champagne.
They were hemmed in by the powerful duchy of Normandy, the counties of Blois, Flanders and Champagne, and the duchy of Burgundy.
His first successes against Theobald of Champagne, who for thirty years had been the most dangerous of the great French barons and had refused a vassals services to Louis VI., as well as the adroit diplomacy with which he wrested from Geoffrey the Fair, count of Anjou, a part of the Norman Vexin long claimed by the French kings, in exchange for permitting him to conquer Normandy, augured well for his boldness and activity, had he but confined them to serving his own interests.
Champagne; while the treaty of May 20th, 1186, was his first rough lesson to the feudal leagues, which he had reduced to powerlessness, and to the subjugated duke of Burgundy and count of Flanders.
When Thibaud (Theobald), count of Champagne, attempted to marry the daughter of Pierre Mauclerc, duke of Brittany, without the kings consent, Louis IX., who held the county of Champagne at his mercy, contented himself with exacting guarantees of peace.
His Eastern marriage had gained him Champagne; and he afterpolicy of wards extended his influence over Franche Comt, Philip the Bar and the bishoprics of Lorraine, acquiring also Fair.
He only let him depart when he had sworn in the treaty of Pronne to fulfil the engagements made at Conflans and Saint-Maur to assist in person at the subjugation of rebellious Liege, an.d to give Champagne as an appanage to his ally the duke of Berry.
Louis XI., supported by the assembly of notables at Tours (1470), had no intention of keeping this last promise, since the duchy of Champagne would have made a bridge between Burgundy and Flandersthe two isolated branches of the house of Burgundy.
Rashi and his family worked in the vines of Troyes (in the Champagne); in his letters he describes the structure of the winepresses.
He succeeded, however, in forcing upon Louis the treaty of Conflans (1466), by which the king restored to him the towns on the Somme, and promised him the hand of his infant daughter Catherine, with Champagne as dowry.
He forced his way into the dauphin's palace (February 1358), and Charles's servant, Jean de Conflans, marshal of Champagne, and Robert de Clermont, marshal of Normandy, were murdered before his eyes.
In defiance of a recent ordinance prohibiting provincial assemblies, he presided over the estates of Picardy and Artois, and then over those of Champagne.
By his first queen he had four children: Louis VI., who succeeded him; Henry, who died young; Charles; and Constance, who married Hugh I., count of Champagne, and later Bohemund I., prince of Antioch.
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Got back to the Lion and had cold fowl and champagne.
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Most of the party were smoking, and drinking champagne; a feverish hilarity reigned, with sudden and rather ghastly pauses.
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But this seemingly inauspicious start to a day leads to an evening of champagne celebration, a winning silver salver and rapturous applause.
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The team with the closest answers will win a superb magnum of Champagne.
He receives a magnum of Champagne and US$5000 for the charity of his choice.
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Everybody has to pay £ 3 to enter and the most outrageous outfit or item of clothing wins a bottle of champagne.
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Needless to say the " well " chilled " Champagne " which had been stored underground for over a year was enthusiastically quaffed!
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You hear a sound from the doorway, and spin around as a stunning redhead walks in with two glasses of sparkling champagne.
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My partner's pan-fried sea bream with lobster and champagne sauce was topped with caviar and again proved a delicate medley of flavors.
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He was succeeded in Cyprus by his brother Amalric, who acquired the title of king of Cyprus from the emperor Henry VI., and became king of Jerusalem in 1197 by his marriage to Isabella, after the death of Henry of Champagne (see Amalric Ii.).
GEOFFROY DE VILLEHARDOUIN (c. 1160 - c. 1213), the first vernacular historian of France, and perhaps of modern Europe, who possesses literary merit, is rather supposed than known to have been born at the chÃ¢teau from which he took his name, near Troyes, in Champagne, about the year 1160.
The Tour Hautefeuille (a keep of the 11th century) is the principal relic of a chÃ¢teau of the counts of Champagne; the rest of the site is occupied by the law courts.
Choullier, "Recherches sur la vie du pape Martin IV.," in Revue de Champagne, vol.
To a younger branch of this house belonged Jean d'Albret, seigneur of Orval, count of Dreux and of Rethel, governor of Champagne (d.
Joinville was the head of a noble family of the province of Champagne (see Joinville, above).
This supposition is rendered probable by the fact that the opiums most prized by smokers are not those containing most morphine, and that the quality is judged by the amount of soluble matter in the opium, by its tenacity or " touch," and by peculiarities of aroma - the Indian opium, especially the Patna kind, bearing much the same relation to the Chinese and Persian drug that champagne does to y in ordinaire.
By the treaty of Meaux (1229), her diplomacy combined with the influence of the Church to prepare effectually for the annexation of Languedoc to the kingdom,,, supplementing this again by a portion of Champagne; and the marriage of her son to Margaret of Provence definitely broke the ties which held the country within the orbit of the German empire.
The game continued; a waiter kept handing round champagne.
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Needless to say the " well " chilled " Champagne " which had been stored underground for over a year was enthusiastically quaffed !
The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra performed live music during a champagne reception with canapÃ©s.
We regroup at the end of the day for a champagne sunset boat cruise.
After four breakfasts and a gallon of champagne, to serve us such a scurvy trick.
My partner 's pan-fried sea bream with lobster and champagne sauce was topped with caviar and again proved a delicate medley of flavors.
Available also are 8 real fruit and Champagne sorbets.
No that 's Keanu Reeves I think Emma 's question is: Is there really a champagne supernova in the sky?
We were both sat on the stage of the club, chatting and swigging Champagne from the bottle, looking very elegant !
La Champagne is a region of timeless natural beauty.
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This an eccentric and at times unnerving experience where live art meets jazz meets champagne.
Thermal underwater vents create thousands of bubbles which rise to the surface at popular Champagne.
Only the eggs of sturgeon can be called caviar, much in the same way that only sparkling wine from the Champagne region of France can be called champagne.
Champagne and sparkling wine are mostly known in America as white wines, but they can be made from many different kinds of grapes and are more properly classified as bubbly wines.
As mentioned above, only grapes grown in the Champagne region of France are allowed to call their product Champagne.
Most white Champagne is made with Chardonnay which may be blended with other grapes.
There are also Blanc de Blanc wines, made entirely of white grapes, Blanc de Noir, made from red grapes and Rose champagne, a dark pink, rich combination of red and white grapes.
Champagne, romantic music, a romantic movie (or even a romantic comedy), chocolates and candles can help spur on a night or relaxing with a loved one.
Serving Champagne is a tradition on New Years Eve, but why not take it up a notch and create cocktails featuring this bubbly beverage.
There are endless possibilities for cocktails, but try some that feature Champagne as an ingredient on this festive occasion.
Pour ginger ale and Champagne slowly into the bowl.
Preparation: Simply pour the peach nectar into a tall fluted glass, and then slowly top with the Champagne.
Preparation: Begin by combining vodka, Champagne, pineapple juice and triple sec in a cocktail glass that has been well chilled.
Pour vodka into a Champagne flute and top with the Champagne.
Are you looking for the best champagne cocktail recipes for your party?
Champagne drinks can make a fabulous addition to any event, especially when you are celebrating something great.
If you are making a cocktail where Champagne is the most prevalent ingredient and the other mixers have delicate flavors, it would make sense to use a nicer champagne since its flavor will shine through in the finished product.
If you are creating a Champagne cocktail where the mixers have a stronger presence in the drink, you can probably get away with using cheaper Champagne since the mixers will cover up any flavors that lower quality champagne might have.
Champagne cocktails are the perfect accompaniment to any celebration.
You can easily substitute sparkling white wine for champagne in any of the recipes below, or if you are interested in making "virgin" cocktails, you can substitute mineral water as well.
Pour passion fruit puree into a Champagne saucer, and stir in the simple syrup according to your taste preference.
Slowly add the Champagne while stirring gently.
Serve the beverage in a champagne class.
Strain the beverage into a Champagne glass, add Champagne and serve.
Fill the remainder of the glass with Champagne.
Place one teaspoon of sugar in a chilled Champagne flute with the bitters.
Fill the rest of the glass with chilled Champagne, stir in lemon zest and serve.
Add ice cubes and fill the rest of the glass with Champagne.
Pour the ingredients into a chilled Champagne flute.
Pour all the ingredients into a chilled Champagne flute and serve.
Champagne cocktails are a lot of fun to drink, but it's very easy to go overboard once things get going.
Since there is so much sugar in Champagne and making Champagne cocktails often involves mixing different kinds of alcohol, the day after imbibing may be a little painful.
There are a few things you can do to lessen the Champagne hangover after a night of cocktails.
Combine two ounces of Champagne, two ounces of strawberry flavored vodka , one-and-a-half ounces of canned pineapple juice, and a half ounce of Daiquiri mix.
If you don't like to drink strong liqueurs straight up, consider adding a splash of limoncello to lemonade, iced tea, champagne or soda water.
The couple took a two-hour private tour of the property, followed by Champagne and caviar in the home's living room.
If you have champagne tastes when it comes to furniture, but a budget more fit for beer, then discount furniture may the answer for you.
Choose beads in classic shapes such as balls or circles, or go for a funky look with arrow-heads, disco balls, "champagne bubbles," flowers, stars or raindrops.
A romantic scent for day or night, the perfume's life is short at one to five hours, but it sparkles like the champagne in the high society girl's glass.
For brown or blue eyes, start with a base color in a creamy champagne or eggshell.
Choose eye shadows in navy, plum or grey (crease) and champagne, soft pink or pewter (highlighter).
My suggestion is to try cream, champagne or apricot shadow for the base, covering your whole eyelid.
Choose a cream, champagne or apricot shadow for the base, covering your whole eyelid.
All Over Shimmer comes in six varying shades of pink such as champagne and rose.
Brown eyes look best in shades of espresso, bone and champagne.
For example, if you have dark brown eyes, use a champagne shadow for your entire lid and use a deep plum or brown at the crease.
I applied MAC Kohl Power in Mystery over one of MAC's new Paint Pots (Bare Study, a shimmery champagne color that can be used as an eye shadow or an eye shadow base).
The men's scent intertwines notes of cardamom, rum, honey and fig, while the women's is sweetly kissed with honey caramel, rose, champagne, cinnamon and vanilla.
The scent is sweet, but not quite the fizzy, bubbling, frothy type of sweetness that peach granita and champagne mimosa suggest it will be.
The colors are less on the orange side of the spectrum and more brownish-beige, with hints of gold and champagne to soften them up.
Consider using eye shadows in champagne, peach, or light pink.
R.S.V.P.: Another neutral, this "sparkling champagne" color is perked up with a strong dose of shimmer.
Tea Rose and Pink Champagne are both practical shades that are neutral enough to work well with any color scheme.
Pull off a deeper lip, such as Amaretto, by toning it down with a hint of pink or champagne colored lip gloss.
Here, you can apply an overall base shadow to the lids (like one in bone or champagne), but it's not necessary.
Select the lightest eye shadow shade (champagne, bone, shell, or any other similar color) and sweep it across the entire eye (including up to the brows and the lower lid).
When you're creating a Bella Swan palette, you'll want to choose earthy shades such as champagne, mushroom and taupe eye shadows while opting for a "safe" neutral blush in an apricot or rosy hue.
It's a light, shimmery champagne with pink and gold tones, perfect for brightening up the eye area or highlighting bone structure on most skin tones.
For this beachy style, you'll need a light-to-medium blue or turquoise shade (choose a color that works well with your eyes) a medium taupe or sand-colored shadow, and a white or champagne eye shadow.
The COOLPIX S60 is available in a variety of luscious shades, including Espresso Black, Arctic White, Burgundy, Champagne Pink, Platinum Bronze and Crimson Red.
A splash of Champagne adds flavor, sparkle, and sophistication to any meal and with a few Champagne cocktail recipes, you'll see that champagne is not just for brunch anymore.
But when Rick and Ilsa were together in Paris, they were drinking Champagne cocktails.
To be perfectly honest, if I were in Paris with Ilsa I would be drinking Champagne cocktails, too.
So go grab your bottle of sparkly and let's get to the Champagne cocktail recipes.
Place the sugar cube in the bottom of the Champagne flute.
Fill the glass to the top with Champagne.
Pour the orange juice into the Champagne flute.
Put everything but the champagne into a blender.
Fill the glass the rest of the way with champagne.
Champagne really doesn't stay very fizzy once it has been opened.
A French woman once told me to always keep a bottle of Champagne in the refrigerator "Just in case."
Pour the Absinthe into a champagne flute.
These two drink options can get her day started off on a happy note with a little champagne.
If you don't want to use champagne, you can also use a Spanish Cava or an Italian Prosecco in place of traditional Champagne.
Don't forget that truffles, especially champagne truffles, are always a welcome addition to a romantic meal.
Resorts in California get pounded with Sierra Cement, or dense snow with high water content, while resorts in Utah and Colorado enjoy drier snow, called Champagne Powder.
Lavish Layers Champagne Gown: If you like to make an entrance, this light beige gown looks like something straight off a Paris fashion runway.
You’ll definitely be channeling old Hollywood glamor at your prom by donning a floor length halter gown in a champagne or white hue.
Candlelight evening basket: Fill it with candles, a bottle of bubbly champagne and fluted glassware.
In addition to accessories, many couples may choose to give their attendants the champagne glasses used for toasting at the wedding reception.
These types of wedding gift baskets might also include accoutrements such as cloth napkins, a wine opener, champagne glasses and picnic blanket.
Wedding gift baskets with a subtly romantic theme, like a heart shaped champagne and chocolate basket, are also appropriate.
Our guests got their brunches, champagne was opened and the reception began… As we circulated, one friend we had entrusted with the video camera said, "Hey, should I start shooting some video soon?"
If you can't live without the flowers, you can compromise by choosing a less costly brand of champagne or vice versa.
The car rental agency was not able to provide the Rolls Royce and forgot the champagne my fiancé had arranged, and so provided a limousine at no charge.
Some will offer upgrades in your accommodations, or extras like fresh fruit baskets, flowers, champagne, or special dinners.
Secrets Excellence Punta Cana Resort-Honeymooners at this Dominican Republic luxury resort receive a fruit plate, bottle of champagne, breakfast in bed, and one romantic dinner on top of all of the other amenities.
Their Suite Memories deluxe package offers a cake and champagne in addition to the basic amenities.
Do not give bottles of wine, champagne or liquor to guests.
First and foremost if you're going to be drinking champagne and partaking in an open bar, it's best to have someone else do the driving.
Passengers in the limousine can drink champagne, watch television, read the newspaper, listen to music and talk on cell phones without having to worry about causing an accident.
Most airport limousine services also have wedding packages available so you can still request champagne and chocolates, if you're so inclined.
In addition to standard wedding limo extras like champagne, many Hummer limos also offer red carpet treatment for pictures.
Some limousine companies offer champagne as complimentary, while for others you must pay for this amenity.
Although many limo rental companies will offer wedding extras such as complimentary champagne or customized "Just Married" signs for your vehicle, don't automatically assume anything is included in the price of your rental.
Many limo services offer features such as complimentary champagne, DVD movies, and a selection of romantic music.
Depending upon the Houston limousine service you select, you may be able to enjoy luxuries such as complimentary champagne, a state-of-the-art sound system, and DVD movies.
To add a little pizzazz, pour the candles into wine or champagne glasses, and then decorate the stems with small flowers.
If the speech is a toast (as most are), the champagne glass should be held at chest height while speaking, then lifted to eye height at the conclusion of the speech.
Most companies will include a bottle of champagne for the couple.
Fall colors like burnt orange, rust, burgundy, and mustard yellow look stunning against a dark chocolate fondant or a buttercream in shades of ivory and champagne.
While white, ivory, and champagne are still the traditional tuxedo shirt colors, venture into new wedding fashion territory by adding red to the mix.
Choices may include diamond rings, wedding cakes, flowers, wedding paraphernalia, landscapes, candles, champagne bottles or glasses, seasonal images, or abstract designs.
There are the Allure Glass Grapes Place Card Holders, the "It's About Time" Champagne Bucket Timer, or the set of two champagne flutes.
These couples might enjoy a wedding night gift basket or a romantic basket filled with champagne and strawberries.
If you want to have alcohol, skip the liquor and only serve beer and wine or champagne.
They will usually be happy with just soft drinks or juice, rather than wine (although you may want to have champagne for toasting).
You can even get away with a light metallic, like champagne or gilded beige, for a beautiful, elegant look.
Slight differences in color between white, ivory, oyster, diamond white, light gold, and champagne mist, for example, may not show adequately on the screen but could make all the difference on your skin tone.
Pale blush pink and champagne are popular and beautiful choices for formal second wedding gowns.
To set a romantic mood, use your satin bed sheets, light some scented candles, scatter a few rose petals, and open a bottle of wine or champagne and perhaps, even don some satin lingerie.
You have to wonder if it will get anyone to buy champagne in a can, however.
At one point, Paris appeared in a skimpy white outfit atop a giant champagne glass.
Larry the Cable Guy: He may have a blue-collar sensibility and doesn't seem the champagne and caviar type, but he knows how to market himself.
The personal service onboard Celebrity cruise ships begins from the moment passengers cross the gangway to be greeted with champagne, mimosas, or juice and a personal escort to their stateroom.
Start with a champagne toast when you board this elegant cruise.
All Norwegian Cruises wedding packages include consultation with a wedding coordinator, ceremony, officiant, ceremony music, wedding cake for bride and groom and wine or champagne, a keepsake marriage certificate, and photography services.
You can luxuriate with extras such as champagne and chocolates or private cocktail parties.
It may be against cruise ship policy to bring champagne aboard to use for a New Year's Eve celebration.
You'll also get a free champagne toast and a front row view of the First Night fireworks.
Some sailings feature multi-course meals, champagne and live entertainment while others provide lighter fare and let the sunset be the main attraction.
The three-hour cruise also features live Jazz musicians and unlimited champagne.
You might want to bring your favorite bottle of Champagne or sparkling wine onboard to toast the holiday.
In these cases, Royal Caribbean offers a selection of special touches to add to your stateroom, from fresh flower bouquets to buckets of champagne and strawberries.
Her normal color has always been champagne and the discoloration runs from her neck to her tail.
If we're only talking about the fur itself, then it's my understanding that the champagne color does not change as the dog matures.
If your dog is a true champagne, then this should happen.
Champagne and chocolates - who doesn't dream of a romantic gift of champagne, chocolates and an items of pearl jewelry?
Bridal Online Store has a stunning collection of full figure gowns in various shades of white including champagne and candlelight.
The Padded Cleavage Bra, for example, is seductive in a shade of rich wine and champagne pink embroidery.
Two Piece Tuxedo Pant Suit by Candlelight and Champagne consists of elastic waist pants and a shiny satin trimmed top.
It comes in either sapphire blue or champagne peach.
A drink is 12 ounces or less of alcohol, such as a beer, wine cooler, glass of wine or champagne.
What you'll love about these frames is the interplay of color as the frame successfully transitions between a soft, golden brown, and a lighter, almost champagne, gold.
Serengeti Napoli 7041 Aviators were made in colors such as English Hunter Green, Champagne and Satin Gun.
Made from a combination of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes, Champagne works well with almost all foods.
Tall Fluted: The tall, fluted glass is used for champagne and other sparkling wines.
Always make sure the wine glasses are scrupulously clean as even the slightest traces of dirt and grime can alter the behavior of fine wines and champagne.
If you will also be serving champagne this glass will go above the wine glass and slightly to the right.