Posts tagged "champagne"

So … Kate Moss’s Boob Has Been Molded Into A Champagne Glass

It’s been a big year for Kate Moss, she turned 40, did a tastefully artistic Playboy spread, increased her financial worth to a whooping $92 million, and now has had a champagne glass molded from her breast. Which is obviously the next logical step for a supermodel of Moss’s caliber, and is not weird at…

The Gloss / August 23, 2014

Cheers! 30 Not-As-Obvious Occasions That Call For Champagne

The champagne toast is one of my favorite customs. I’m all about celebrating happy moments with sparkly wine, so hey, what’s not to love? But lately I’ve been thinking that the traditional requirements for what constitutes a champagne-worthy moment are way too predictable (not to mention way too rare). Major milestones like engagements, weddings, buying

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 23, 2014

Frisky Eats: 9 Champagne Sweets For New Year’s Eve

Just like you shouldn’t limit your New Year’s Eve sequin intake to your dress (get yourself a really fabulous pair of sequined shoes too!), I’m also of the mind that you shouldn’t limit your NYE champagne intake to simply drinking it. Have your fizzy and eat it too with these awesome champagne desserts. Rose champagne macarons, strawberry champagne…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 27, 2013

Life Dream Status: A Champagne Vending Machine

Ladies and gentlemen, behold the world’s first champagne vending machine, which has been unveiled at Selfridge’s department store in London. The shiny dream machine uses a golden robotic arm to gently dispense jewel-encrusted mini bottles of Moet & Chandon champagne for $30 a pop, and I want one of these in my house RIGHT NOW.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 22, 2013

7 Champagne Cocktails To Ring In The New Year

Champagne and sparkling wines are wonderful on their own, but sometimes you want a little something extra. If you’re looking to change up your New Year’s Eve sipping options, click on the gallery to check out 7 simple champagne-based cocktails perfect for toasting to 2013. Cheers!

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 30, 2012

Bottoms Up! New Year’s Eve Pink Champagne Cocktail Recipe

Happy New Year’s Eve! Is it cocktail time yet? If I’ve learned one thing in my life, it’s never miss a chance to drink champagne! Tonight I’m going to be serving up one of my favorite recipes that require the bubbly — pink champagne to be exact. This cocktail has been my kryptonite since I…

Simcha / December 31, 2009

Bubbly, Bollywood-Style

Remember when Monsieur Louboutin collaborated with Piper-Heidsieck to bring you designer champers? Now very cool Indian designer Manish Arora has joined forces with Pommery to dress its Brut Royal Champagne bottle for a limited edition run of 1,500 bottles available in-store until Valentine’s Day. Unclear what a bottle of booze needs with clothes but hey,…

Erin Flaherty / December 28, 2009

Cheers! Champagne Is Good For Your Brain And Heart

How many times while I was growing up did my mother exhort me to get more polyphenols into my diet? So many! If I’d been paying better attention, I probably would have heard her explain that fruits and vegetables with high levels of polyphenals supposedly increase nitric oxide levels, which widen blood vessels and ease…

Jessica Goldberg / December 17, 2009

Christian Louboutin Wants To Get You Drunk

Christian Louboutin sure knows his customer. First he gave women bitchy red-soled stilettos that practically beg to be taken out for a night on the town. Now he’s providing the booze. Last night, the designer launched his very own champagne in collaboration with Piper-Heidsieck, at, according to his press agent anyway, “an exclusive private pre…

Have You Given Up Champagne Toasts Because Of The Recession?

The Times reports that champagne sales are down this holiday season and not necessarily because people can’t afford the bubbly. Amid layoffs, foreclosures and other economic losses, as well as a shortage of the usual celebratory occasions like “mergers, closings, bonuses and office parties,” “People just don’t want to look extravagant today,” said Paul Grieco,…

Wendy Atterberry / December 26, 2008

More Champagne!

That bubbly stuff you buy at the liquor store for $9.99 and call “champagne” is probably not champagne. I hate to break it to you, but it is most likely sparkling wine, which sounds a whole lot less classy, but that’s the truth. Only sparkling wine produced in the Champagne region of France can be…

Catherine Strawn / March 13, 2008