champagne : Definition, Usages, News and More

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champagne

sham payn

  • n  a white sparkling wine either produced in Champagne or resembling that produced there
  • n  a region of northeastern France

  • In 1974 they engineered an international treaty that declared that only bubbly from the Champagne region could be labeled champagne, forcing other producers of sparkling wines .
  • Egyptian generals and Cabinet members in the early 1960s knew Wolfgang Lotz as a wealthy German horse breeder with an engaging habit of sending champagne and other lavish gifts to.
  • If you make only one New Year's resolution, this should be it: ring in 2004 with a single-vineyard champagne.
News & Articles

  • Duchess Kate Middleton Christens Cruise Ship
    Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton’s last royal engagement before she gives birth to her first child next month involved the smashing of a champagne bottle, but there was no scandal here for the beloved duchess. The duchess, 31, fulfilled a royal tradition today by becoming...        
    June 13, 2013 - ABC News
  • Chocolate, Shakespeare and Champagne Saturday
    If you can't wait for the Great River Shakespeare Festival opening night on June 28, Saturday may satisfy your theatrical itch, with the Chocolate, Shakespeare and Champagne event beginning at 7 p.m. During the gathering, attendees will be treated to sneak peeks of the Shakespeare performances.
    June 12, 2013 - Winona Post
  • Anoka woman who fought back during knife attack tells others to "Fight Like a Girl”
    Angela Champagne-From relied on her self-defense training to fend off a knife-wielding attacker. She wants to make sure other women can fight back, too.
    June 12, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
Quotes

  • John McCain in Los Angeles Times (blog)
    With all this euphoria that's going on, this inside-the-Beltway Champagne toasting and all that, outside the Beltway the American people are very angry,McCain said on "GMA." "And they don't like it, and we're going to try to repeal this,...
  • Kobe Bryant in FanHouse (blog)
    You can see how excited he is about it,Bryant said. "You can see it in his eyes that he's ecstatic. It's been a long time since he had a champagne bath, and I knew that, so I made sure he became part of our circle and we got him pretty...
  • Mark Webber in TSN
    We expected this to be a tough event, and in the end we were closer than we thought,Webber said. "I wanted to get some champagne today, it didn't happen, but we'll be back."

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