Snapshots from Dîner en Blanc Atlanta

Hundreds dressed head to toe in white came together at Millenium Gate Park Thursday night for the first ever Dîner en Blanc in Atlanta. Guests sipped Moët Ice Imperial while dining and mingling. Live music and a DJ took the party from sunset to late night. Here are snapshots from the evening: Earlier: Dîner en […]

A Guide to Sparkling Wine

‘Tis the season to toast with Champagne! When you’re selecting that bottle of bubbly for your celebration there are many options besides the traditional French sparking wine. Not sure what the differences are among all the varieties of bubbly? This guide will help explain why all Champagne is sparkling wine, but not all sparkling wines […]

Champagne Alternatives for Valentine’s Day

When you’re toasting with that special someone this Valentine’s Day, you don’t need to splurge on Champagne.  Excellent sparkling wine is produced around the world using the same method and often with the same varietals (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier).  And there’s an added bonus of seeking sparkling wines outside of Champagne – often […]

Champagne Facts and Figures

Champagne and the holidays are the perfect pairing.  But how much do you know about France’s prized sparking wine?  Test yourself or expand your knowledge with these facts about Champagne: France is the top country for sparkling wine production, producing 42 million cases each year.  It is followed by Germany (35 million cases) and Spain […]