Drinks > Wine

120-Year-Old Champagne Found in Pol Roger Cellar Wreckage

6 days ago   |   By

French news site L'Union reported on Friday that Pol Roger cellar master, Dominique Petit, has made the discovery of the century: 22 bottles of Pol Roger Champagne believed to be buried more than 100 years ago.
The Champagne bottles were discovered in the wreckage of Pol Roger's cellar on the Avenue de Champagne in Epernay, France, which has been sealed off since it caved in after heavy rains in the winter of 1900. At the time of the disaster, which occurred almost exactly 118 years ago on February 23, 1900, Drinks Business reports , the entire facility collapsed, burying two million...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Wine      Champagne      French  


Legislative Update: Wisconsin to Study ‘Alcohol Czar' Proposal; Denizens...

Legislative Update: Wisconsin to Study ‘Alcohol Czar' Proposal; Denizens Owner Running for Maryland Lieutenant Governor

Wisconsin ‘Alcohol Czar' Vote Canceled A vote on a Republican measure to create a governor-appointed “alcohol czar” to enforce Wisconsin's alcohol laws has been postponed by... Read more ...

Texas BBQ of the future? A new BBQ joint in Houston that blew me away

Texas BBQ of the future? A new BBQ joint in Houston that blew me away

Late last week, I headed down to Clear Lake about 30 minutes south of Houston where I ate lunch at the recently opened Pappas Delta Blues Smokehouse with Houston Chronicle bbq... Read more ...

What Really Is Natural Wine?

What Really Is Natural Wine?

If you're even slightly into wine, you've probably heard about natural wine. Natural wine is the unfiltered, untamed, un-photoshopped version of what we know to be wine. In... Read more ...

Rum Cocktail: The Departed

Rum Cocktail: The Departed

This rum cocktail from Sandy De Almeida's home bar in Toronto is bittersweet, with a touch of smoke. 1 oz. Demerara rum 1 oz. Campari ¾ oz. Averna ½ oz. mezcal 1 dash... Read more ...

El nova grog

El nova grog

3/4 oz Lime Juice 3/4 oz Grapefruit Juice 3/4 oz Pineapple Juice 1 oz Passion Fruit Syrup 2 oz Mount Gay Eclipse Rum 1/4 oz Don's Spices (1 bsp vanilla syrup + 1 bsp Hamilton's... Read more ...

Here Is What You Need to Know About WNS

Here Is What You Need to Know About WNS

For the last ten years , I have been trying to raise awareness about Whiskirexia Nervosa Syndrome, or WNS. WNS is a whiskey buying disorder characterized by a false whiskey... Read more ...

Irish Mule

Irish Mule

This Irish Mule Cocktail is a bright mix of smooth Irish whiskey, zesty ginger beer, and tart lime juice. Read more ...

Tony rocky horror

Tony rocky horror

1 1/2 oz Pot Still Rum 1 oz Lime Juice 1/2 oz Falernum 1/2 oz Orgeat 2 dash Absinthe Dry shake, pour into a Tiki mug, fill with crushed ice, and garnish with mint sprigs Two... Read more ...

Every dream a dream of escape even when it doesn't look like it

Every dream a dream of escape even when it doesn't look like it

1 oz Rainwater Madeira 1/2 oz Cointreau 3 dash Angostura Bitters 3 dash Peychaud's Bitters Stir with ice, strain into a cocktail coupe, add a Champagne float , and garnish with... Read more ...

Seven Ways to Use Bitters for Cooking, According to Chefs

Seven Ways to Use Bitters for Cooking, According to Chefs

Bitters are to cocktails as salt and spices are to foods. They add complexity, highlighting existing flavors and introducing new ones. But what else can you do with that bottle... Read more ...