10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Champagne
1- You can approximately found 49 million bubbles in a standard sized bottle of Champagne.
2- The largest bottle sized of Champagne is equal to 40 standard bottles that is to say 30 liters of Champagne. This Champagne bottle is called Melchizedek.
3- A Champagne riddler can turn as many as 50,000 bottles in a single day.
4- Don’t drink your Champagne too fast or it will give you headache. Savor your Champagne in small sips to taste the wine but also dissipate the bubbles before swallowing.
5- The longest recorded flight of a Champagne cork is over 177 feet (54 meters).
6- Actress Marilyn Monroe took a bath in 350 bottles of Champagne. We are sure it was not at the proper temperature for drinking, however.
7- A champagne cork reaches a velocity of about 64 kilometers per hour if popped out of the bottle. We recommend carefully twisting the cork out with a towel covering the bottle so no wine escapes and you don't hurt a bystander.
8- There is about 90 pounds per square inch of pressure in a bottle of Champagne. That's more than triple the pressure in an automobile tire.
9- The classic Champagne coupe was adapted from a wax mold made from the breast of Marie Antoinette.
10- In the movie adaptations James Bond drinks Champagne more than any other beverage (nearly 40 glasses and counting).