Champagne the Right Way for Your New Year's Eve Bash

Author David White shares some tips on how to best enjoy Champagne.
2:22 | 12/31/16

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good tell me all your problems ??? That is the sound of new year's in today's weekend download. Those popping corks joining us with some tips and tricks is wine writer the guy whose job we want here, David white the author of "But champagne first." Hours away, popping bottles, you say champagne not everything has to be really expensive. People think it's going to cost a lot of money. People ask for advice, what to open. If you have $15, look to Cava, a region from Spain, you can get fantastic wine indigenous Spanish grapes and $20, Anderson valley, California launched by Louis rotorer in 1982. Pino pinot noir. You can go high end. 150 so you'll notice then we have the real champagner this is from gimine from France 45 minutes east of Paris and it's a grower's champagne which means the same farmer who grew the grapes made the wine. Families like these that I fell in love with champagne in the first place. Deserves to be enjoyed. 20 to 40 a great bottle of champagne. Yes. What I don't see here champagne flute. We don't have them. I always know new year's eve party hosts stress out. Flutes were designed to show off the bubbles. Hard to stick your nose in the flute. Hard to drink a lot from a flute so they're not great for champagne. I recommend the traditional -- serious wine deserves a serious glass so that's why I always drink champagne out of a white wine glass. Seriously quick demonstration on how to open. People open a bottle carefully. Flying cork is dangerous. 50 miles per hour. So you want to keep your hand on the cage and you want to keep the cage on the bottle when you open it. Cover our eyes. So you got to twist the bottle in the opposite direction from the cork. Hopefully it's soft. That wasn't too bad. That's my favorite sound. It always means you're celebrating. It does mean you're celebrating. Too eager. He wants to drink straight from the bottle. Let's toast with these six glasses. Cheers, guys, happy new year to everybody. And -- Happy new year. No pun intended. "Pop news" is next. Well played. Thank you.

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