Posts Tagged ‘champagne’


Champagne Valentine’s Day Treats

Jan 28, 2015

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If you spend any time on Pinterest you may have noted the growing trend of Champagne-infused baked goods. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, these recipes are perfect for treating your sweetheart or best girlfriends to some bubbly-baked bliss! Champagne & St. Germain Layer Cake Katie of the ButterLust blog made this exquisite Champagne and St. […]

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Five Tips for Serving Bubbly

Apr 18, 2014

Serving up a crisp, refreshing glass of French sparkling wine is the first step to a decadent Easter brunch, an evening with your girlfriends, or a romantic night with your love. We have five quick tips to help set the tone for your next occasion with Le Grand Courtâge Blanc de Blancs Brut or Brut […]

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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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Last minute gifts, anyone?

Dec 18, 2013

With the late Thanksgiving this year, even more of us will be scrambling to get through our holiday gift lists this Christmas. Fortunately, many websites are still taking orders for shipment by Christmas Eve, including Le Grand Courtȃge and some of our favorite online stores for wine and champagne gifts and accessories.  Toss Designs offers […]

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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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It’s Wedding season & time to celebrate your Courtship!

Jun 10, 2013

A wedding is the single most sincere day of a couple’s life together. From the walk down the aisle, to the heartfelt champagne toasts, the spirit of celebration lives on in every moment of the joyous affair. This momentous occasion deserves an equally celebratory bubbly – one that is reflective of the love of the […]

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LGC at 5 Star Sensation in Cleveland, OH!

Jun 4, 2013

Celebrate your love of food and wine by joining Le Grand Courtâge, and a host of amazing chefs like Wolfgang Puck, Paul Prudhomme, Luciano Pellegrini, Charles Phan, Stanton Ho, Sherry Yard and many more, at the 2013 Five Star Event in Cleveland on Saturday, June 15, 2013.  Attendees will enjoy delicious bites by culinary greats, so […]

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The Origins of Sparkling Wine

May 29, 2013

Here at Le Grand Courtâge, we’ll find ourselves musing about what’s inside of our sparkling wine bottles and how this delightful beverage came to be.  So we decided to look deep into the history and origin of this lovely and effervescent beverage that has become of so popular, and synonymous with special occasions.  Did any one person […]

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