Our average reader would no doubt be aware that only sparkling wine from the Champagne region of France, can call itself Champagne, and is governed by a strict set of laws.
If it wasn’t enough of a moment finding a stash of almost 120-year-old champagne buried underground, a bunch of wine connoisseurs gave it official tasting notes.
Fancy treating yourself to a little fine bubbly, but tired of forking out top dollar? SodaStream reckons they’ve solved the problem, although we have our doubts.
Keen for a little pampering tomorrow? Why not, because you really should be spoiling yourself. We have something we think you might enjoy.
Arrive in style with a splash of pink and indulge in the beauty, simplicity and elegance at the inception of the very first Paul Rene’ Bubbly Festival.
Food trucks are SO last season. There is no limit to the amount of high-fives we will give this local company that thought out the box and turned a tuk-tuk into a slice of heaven.
The anticipated front cover of Charlie Hebdo hit shelves today and it stood up for every French person, sharing the sentiment of resilience.
There are many reason behind the choice of alcohol people reach for when it comes to partying, we investigate which is the healthiest
Once you grow up and stop drinking in public parks there is a certain decorum one is expected to display when sipping back on the bubbly. We’re offering you these friendly words of advice.
As the UK sizzles through a record-breaking heatwave, conditions are taking their toll as a Wimbledon ballboy dramatically collapses mid-game
It’s time to pop open the good stuff and the thirsty crowd gathers. No pressure, but if you botch this there will be many unhappy faces pointed in your direction. Here’s how you nail it.
You’ve just won your fourth Italian open title, beating one of the world’s greatest in the final and picking up a fat pay cheque along the way. Here’s the bit you don’t want.
From the day I turn 70, I shall start every morning with a glass of bubble. Why not? It’s the most marvellous substance on earth and hundreds of years of drinking it has to be a good sign.
We get that you’re happy to win a Grand Prix race, Lewis, but you had to know this celebration would land you in hot water as you did it right?
That moment when you wake up and the room is spinning and the thought of ever drinking ever again is a brilliant idea. That moment is on it’s way out, folks.
Bubbly, champers, buble, bubbles, sparkling wine, MCC – call it what you want – it is the mother’s milk for most women 18 and over and apparently we’re drinking it by the barrel.
Brush up on your cocktail knowledge here with this comprehensive list of the 78 drinks every thirsty punter should know. A Hemingway Special anyone?
There’s nothing quite like donning your best black and white outfit (accompanied this year by a parasol or Panama hat) and hitting up a day of bubbly drinking in the summer sun… go forth and try it!
You KNOW you want to get away from it all and have a little break from sitting in morning traffic. Or from telling people what to do. Or from having to actually think at all. We have found the perfect place for you and your mates.
Sea Point has seen a serious boost in recent months, and the Atlantic Seaboard suburb is offering something new to please that afterwork craving.
A little guilty pleasure of trashy celeb indulgence for a Friday: check out Kim at her bachelorette! Pretty good for 15 bottles of bubbly right?
Brunch: it’s excellent. The combination of bubbly, soft poached eggs and hollandaise sauce is what is commonly referred to as “the holy trinity.” But some of you are doing it wrong, and you need to improve your lives.
Dan Bilzerian, 32, describes himself a an “actor/astronaut/asshole” to his 100,000 Instagram followers. He’s a professional poker player, and you could pretty much sit motionless on your couch, follow his Instagram updates everyday, and live a very full life vicariously through him.
It’s a short work week. Which means that you’re highly likely to be drinking bubbles this coming Friday. So you might as well do it properly. And by properly, we mean by sabrage. What is sabrage? I’m so glad you asked: The opening of a bottle, normally of champagne, by slicing off the bottle’s neck with […]
McAfee buried himself to hide from police. SA platinum in big trouble. Stolen art found. Police foil Prince Charles horse manure attack. Frankie Dettori fails drug test. ANC approves radical secrecy bill changes. France’s champagne harvest worst in years.
During a recent stay at my official Cape town residence, the Mount Nelson, I noticed that the local method cap classique of choice on their menu, is Pierre Jourdan. It makes sense why I can now reveal that Pierre Jourdan Brut is the official exclusive 2oceansvibe cap classique.
While this chap’s bill at Liverpool’s Playground nightclub included a R1.5 million bottle of bubbly, I am even more impressed with the 42 cans of Pussy energy drink which he included in that haul. Clearly the 2oceansvibe energy drink partner is held in the same high regard over in the UK. Check this story out. […]
Durban, the sweaty sticky place of my birth. Salty, thick air, slops, shorts, bananas and spice. If Capetonians are laid-back, it is because they’re stoned. In Durban people are simply mellow. It’s built in, climatic. It takes longer to walk through the weighty, humid air. As I was buffeted by this wall of jungle breath, and a filmy layer of sweat – that would remain with me for the next 10 days – formed, I wondered what wines would suit such a climate. And, more importantly, where could I get them?