Come and join Alliance Française students in Bath to hear what Lionel can teach you about different champagnes and of course, to taste them. Lionel, who used to be a French teacher, is now a specialist on French wines. He has a wonderful selection of private photos on champagnes and lots of anecdotes to share with his audience. Anyone with a good GCSE in the French language and an interest in champagnes is welcome.
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Of course drinking champagne is the most important, first of all you have to take the cork ( le bouchon) out:
Sabrer le champagne: pop the cork
Sabler le champagne: to crack open a bottle
You can drink:
Un champagne sec: a dry champagne
Un champagne rosé: a pink champagne
Un champagne brut: a brut champagne
Du champagne frappé: iced champagne
From un seau à champagne: from an iced bucket
You can drink out of:
Une flûte à champagne: