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By the Editors of Food & Wine Magazine

F&W Exclusive

Exclusive Clip: A Year in Champagne

Watch Food & Wine's exclusive clip from an excellent new documentary, A Year in Champagne, out this Friday.

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Tasting Room

5 Pink Sparkling Wines for Valentine's Day

Rosé Champagnes and sparkling wines are more popular than they've ever been, and Valentine's Day is the perfect time to try one.

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Drink This Now

How to Make a Frozen Champagne Slushie

The recently re-released Hoffman House Bartender’s Guide by Charles Mahoney was originally published in 1905, but it’s still an essential book. It's full of brilliant bits of information, including a recipe for “frozen Champagne.”

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The Usual

For a Super-Affordable Champagne Impostor, Look to New Mexico

When it comes to bubbles, Best New Chef 2014 Walker Stern of Brooklyn’s Battersby eschews pricey Champagne for Gruet, a much more affordable line of méthode champenoise sparkling wines made in New Mexico. 

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New Year's Eve Guide

7 Sparkling Wines for Any Budget

Champagne Geoffroy

Seven sparkling wines for any budget, selected by Laura Maniac of Corkbuzz.

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Corkbuzz's Laura Maniec Offers Every Excuse You Need to Drink More Champagne

Corkbuzz's Laura Maniec

Laura Maniec of the growing Corkbuzz wine studio empire in New York city is on a mission to get people to drink more Champagne. Here’s how.

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How to Open Champagne with a Saber

It may come as a surprise to learn that you don’t need brute force, or a sharp blade, or quick hands to execute this technique.

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7 Top Sparkling Wines of 2014

Cava vineyards at Recaredo

For everyone who has NOT bought their bubbles for New Year’s yet, take note: It is not too late! And to help out in that endeavor, here are my favorite Champagnes and sparkling wines from the last year of tasting.

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Tasting Room

Why Do These Cities Hate Champagne?

NV Louis Roederer Brut Premiere

Foursquare, the recently-rejiggered local search app, can provide a wealth of handy info.

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Drink This Now

4 Champagnes to Celebrate the Legend of Dom Pierre Pérignon

NV Fleury Fleur de L’Europe Brut ($39)

On August 4, 1693, legend has it that the French monk Dom Pierre Pérignon invented Champagne.

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