Fun fact about Champagne

Fun fact about Champagne

Fun fact about Champagne

Fun fact about Champagne

* The shallow champagne glass originated with Marie Antoinette. It was first formed from wax moulds made of her breasts!

* Bubbles in Champagne were seen by early wine makers as a highly undesirable defect to be prevented.

* There are roughly 44 million tiny bubbles in a bottle of sparkling wine.

* A cork will escape a bottle of sparkling wine at 38-40 mph.

* Dom Perignon invented the mushroom shaped cork and wire cage that allowed champagne to be safely bottled.  Previous attempts had all ended with popped corks.

* According to scientist Bill Lembeck there are approximately 49 million bubbles in a bottle of Champagne.

* The word Champagne means “white chalky plain”.

* Manufacturers of champagne can only be labeled champagne if the wine is produced in the Champagne region of France.

* A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.

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