Posts Tagged ‘champagne cocktails’


Pop the Bubbly for the Oscars

Feb 20, 2015

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Who are you rooting for at this Sunday’s Oscars? Add some excitement to the occasion and invite friends over for a cozy at-home viewing party to swoon over the red carpet fashion and cheer on your favorite actors and films. An Affordable Luxury A viewing party doesn’t need to be fancy. Gather a few snacks […]

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Sophisticated Champagne Cocktail for Thanksgiving

Nov 21, 2014

We were thrilled to be included in Tasting Panel Magazine’s Speed Tasting event “Spirits with Sophistication” (pg 113) at NOBU Hard Rock in Las Vegas. Le Grand Courtâge and ten other brands had ten minutes to prepare a sophisticated cocktail that showcased “its illustrious flavor profile and tasteful character.” We presented the Nomayo cocktail using […]

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Boost your Brunch with these Bubbly Pairings

Sep 27, 2014

Having friends and family over for brunch is a fun, relaxed way to slow down on a Sunday, catch up with loved ones or celebrate a special occasion. A brunch menu shouldn’t be fussy or complicated, leaving more time to have a Sunday Funday with your guests. Prepare casseroles or baked goodies the night before […]

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Three Summertime Aperitif Cocktails

Jul 17, 2014

Before indulging in a decadent meal, most Europeans will enjoy an aperitif – light, aromatic alcohol beverages that are refreshing and stimulate the appetite before a meal. Since it is served prior to dinner Champagne or sparkling wine is often used as it emphasizes a more dry than sweet flavor for the palate. An aperitif […]

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Three Sparkling Cocktails for Summer Solstice

Jun 20, 2014

Summer officially begins this Saturday and we couldn’t think of a better way to spend the day than mixing up some refreshing champagne cocktails. Our wines are light, fresh, and fruit-forward with balanced flavors making them the perfect pairing option for any bubbly cocktail. Simple pleasures come to mind during the summer—relaxing in a hammock, […]

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Perfecto Pairings for Cinco de Mayo

May 5, 2014

Happy Monday and Cinco de Mayo! Are you keeping things low key on this weekday Cinco de Mayo or are you kicking off your week with a fiesta? Whether you’re planning a quiet night on the patio with your honey or gathering your friends for salsa dancing and drinks we have the perfect Le Grand […]

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“Run for the Roses” with a Sparking Julep

Apr 30, 2014

We adore all things derby—fabulous hats, brightly colored jockey uniforms, and of course chic cocktails. The Kentucky Derby is dripping with Southern charm so you can bet we’ll be tuning in Saturday, May 3 for the greatest two minutes in sports—bubbly in hand, of course. You don’t need to be seated in Millionaire’s Row to […]

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Toast the New Year with a “French 75”

Dec 26, 2013

In my quest to perfect a holiday libation, I have decided to focus on the intoxicating and heady “French 75” cocktail. Just the name brings one to another place and time…it’s a very nostalgic reminder from another generation, an unusual cocktail that mixes sparkling wine and gin. Also known as a “75”, this cocktail gets […]

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What is the difference between “Champagne” and “Sparkling Wine”?

Nov 15, 2013

As we roll into the holiday season, we will hear many more corks “popping” as bottles of sparkling wine and champagne are opened to celebrate the season. A question that we are often asked is, “What is the difference between “Sparkling Wine” and “Champagne”?  The easy and short answer is that sparkling wine can only be […]

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Life is a Special Occasion

Nov 2, 2013

 Every moment in life is one worth savoring, as it is a moment you can never get back. From the big, momentous occasions, to the small, seemingly fleeting moments, every moment is a memory.  And as Pavese once said, “We do not remember days, we remember the moments.” Today we’re celebrating these every day moments. […]

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