With the holiday season upon us, Mark Oldman
sits down Dom Pérignon chief winemaker Richard Geoffrey to undercover two ways of drinking bravely with bubbly. According to Geoffrey, it is perfectly acceptable to drink Champagne from a regular wine glass (i.e., not always a flute-shaped glass) and to swirl it (gently) as you would non-bubbly wine to better appreciate its aromas.
Mark introduces the segment from Art Basel Miami 2010, where Champagne Ruinart had rolling Champagne carts circulating throughout the aisles of the show -- an ingenious take on room service for the art set.
Dom Pérignon Brut 2002
Ruinart Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne NV
Mired in the same old Merlot morass? Thirsting to drink like an insider? Award-winning wine writer Mark Oldman is back to rescue your taste buds from the routine and reveal insider favorites from around the globe that are affordable and readily attainable.