She and two of her five children celebrated with a bottle of champagne.
I plan on spending the pre-Christmas season freeloading off French friends, eating their foie gras, and drinking their champagne.
Once you leave the champagne region of France, there are lots of fizzy wines to be had, and some bargains to be found.
Also, for champagne, the whole vintage/non-vintage thing is a bit misleading.
The lavish parties were part of his cover, and after his arrest by the Egyptians he earned the nickname “the champagne Spy.”
He caught the arm of the waiter who was going round with the champagne bottle.
"I'm going whilst I'm safe," said Phillopolis, sipping his champagne.
A lot of small politicians followed us, expectin' to see magnums of champagne opened.
He softened, and said make it a bottle of champagne and he was agreeable.
But the champagne seemed only to aggravate their gloom except in the case of young Jamieson.
1660s, from French, short for vin de Champagne "wine made in Champagne," former province in northwest France, literally "open country" (see campaign (n.)). Originally any wine from this region, focused to the modern meaning late 18c.