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What Are The Best Foods to Pair with Champagne?

What Are the Best Foods to Pair with Champagne?


There are few foods that do not pair with Champagne! The rule of thumb is that any food with salt, butter, oil, or fat will work well. Some of my favorites pairings are a toasty, Brut-style of Champagne with a rotisserie chicken, or a Brut rose with pepperoni pizza… but truffle fries are always a […]

What is a Brut? What Does Brut Champagne or Sparkling Wine Mean?

What is a Brut?


A Brut Champagne is a dry style. To qualify as Brut, the wine must have less than 15 g/L of residual sugar. While most Champagnes on the market today are a Brut style, historically Champagne was quite sweet, with some topping out at over 150 g/L in the 1800’s – almost as sweet as a […]