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For a momentous occasion, there is nothing better than a bottle of bubbly. But when you break out the true Champagne — meaning the grapes were grown in the Champagne region of France — instead of the sparkling wine, it’s important to know exactly why it is so special.
Benoit Gouez, the chief winemaker for Moët & Chandon, gives the scoop on everything Champagne, from the grape varietals used to the importance of vintages to the glassware secret that you might not expect.
So pop open a bottle and watch the video below. At your next soiree, you’ll sound like a Champagne connoisseur.