• Can Champagne Be Corked?

    5 monthes ago - By Vine Pair

    Each year a new study emerges with claims to the frequency of corked wine bottles. “Less than 1 percent,” some studies say , while others put that figure closer to 3 percent. Truth is, it's impossible to know the exact proportion of bottles cork taint affects. One thing we can pin down, however, is which closures are susceptible.
    When chemical compound 2,4,6-trichloroanisole comes into contact with natural cork, it causes a moldy, musty, “wet cardboard” aroma in wine. All natural corks are vulnerable to cork taint , meaning that a bottle of expensive Champagne is at just as much risk as an...
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  • 10 Tips to Help If Your New Year's Resolution Is to Pack Lunch - Feel Good Habits

    10 Tips to Help If Your New Year's Resolution Is to Pack Lunch - Feel Good Habits

    5 monthes ago - By The Kitchn

    Happy 2019! Now is the time when magazines and websites start talking about New Year's resolutions. We don't necessarily believe in them , but we do believe in making every year better than the one before it. And so we present you with Feel Good Habits. Every day this week, we'll be running tips to help you with a new promise you might have made yourself.
    Mornings are hard! You have to wake up, shower, pick out clothes and put them on, make the coffee, and do all the other things. Making lunch for the day is often one of the first things to be cut from the morning's mile-long to-do list...
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  • 10 New Year's Resolutions For My Readers

    10 New Year's Resolutions For My Readers

    5 monthes ago - By Passionate Foodie

    Happy New Year's Eve and I hope you enjoy your celebrations tonight, whether you party at First Night or enjoy a relatively quiet night at home. I hope you spend the evening with family and/or friends and drink some type of delicious Sparkling Wine, from Champagne to Crémant d'Alsace, Cava to British bubbly. It is my fervent wish that this New Year is better for all of us than 2018.
    This is also the time when people will ponder their lives and choose to make Resolutions, the things they want to do, or not do, to make their lives better in the New Year. Maybe you want to give up smoking or...
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  • New Year cake

    New Year cake

    5 monthes ago - By Food Gawker


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  • When You Should Spring for the Good Champagne - New Year's Eve

    5 monthes ago - By The Kitchn

    Bubbly makes everything better: a night becomes an evening, and lunch becomes a rendezvous; a gathering is a celebration, and an intimate dinner for two becomes a pronouncement of intention. Bubbly is, in all its forms , magical in its ability to enliven and uplift every occasion - but never quite as much as when the bubbly is Champagne.
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