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Moments When You Drink Champagne

There are moments in life where you just have to get those wine glasses and champagne saber to celebrate. The fizzing sound that the champagne makes as it’s poured into the wine glasses makes for a memory worth going back to. But what are these champagne-worthy moments? We listed some of the popular occasions sabering champagne is a must.

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Birthdays

Champagnes are a staple during birthday celebrations and for good reason. The champagne saber is used to open the bottle of bubbly goodness so people can toast in honor of the celebrator. In some cases, the toast comes with birthday wishes, which makes it an even more special moment.

Vacations

Thanksgiving, New Year, Christmas, and Easter are on the list of vacations worth toasting to. In fact, during these occasions, a champagne of all sorts are displayed on the table so whoever wants to take a sip can just grab one.

Engagement

Ever noticed how wedding proposals are always followed by clinking wine glasses? Well, this event deserves a toast because everyone has well wished for the bride and groom to be. It’s also a celebration of commitment, love, and a couple’s journey to forever.

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Holy Matrimony

Of course, after the engagement comes  the wedding ceremony. You can find the most expensive bottle of champagne during this event. The guests toast for the bride and the groom after sabering champagne. It pretty much adds to the flavor of the wedding cake, they say.

Promotion

Nothing beats chugging down a bottle of champagne after getting that job promotion you’ve long been praying for. Doesn’t matter if it’s done at the office with the workmates or at home with the family, a promotion will always be champagne-worthy.

Graduation

Graduation is best accompanied by a bottle of champagne because it’s the culmination of years of hard work. It’s also one’s transition to another chapter in their lives and the only way to celebrate it is with a tasty bottle of champagne.

Reunions

It’s not every day that you have everyone in the house. With busy schedules here and there, a reunion is now considered as a special occasion worth toasting to.

Simple Moments in Life

There’s beauty in celebrating life’s simple moments. It can be something like the family being complete for the first time, getting a new dog, or welcoming a newborn baby. Pop that cork and celebrate because you just feel like it.

Champagne is considered as one of the best things that this life has to offer. In fact, in some instances, opening the bottle is considered as an important part of the program. It is deemed precious, that’s why it’s important that everyone bears witness.  This is the reason why one must enjoy it as much as possible. It does not matter if it’s the most expensive champagne or just the regular ones. What matters is that these champagnes are present during moments that matter the most. The ones worth looking back to with fondness.

8 Ways you are Drinking a Champagne Wrong

Indeed, champagne is an important beverage on any occasion to celebrate. It is all about enjoying the moment, yet, keep in mind that perhaps they’re ways you’re drinking your champagne the wrong way. Below are the eight ways you’re drinking champagne wrong.

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4 ways to Spice Up your Drink by Sabering a Champagne

There are plenty of ways on how to spice up your champagne a little better than the usual. Besides, what is better than champagne? It is quite a boozy riddle, but the answer is quite obvious, the answer is cocktails which are made from champers and sparkling wines of course. So, if you are hosting a party, why not start it with a bang by sabering champagne and serve such a good sparkling wine with a bit of recipe that can spice up and bubble up those cravings.

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Make your Party Happening with Sabering a Champagne this New Year

Now that we are going to leave 2018 and as we face 2019, most of us are pretty much optimistic. Regardless of the beliefs and ethnicity, people tend to celebrate such an event with a blast. If you yourself is going to host a New Year party and want to impress your relatives and friends, this is the perfect place for you kicking off the party.

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New Vs Old Techniques of Sabering a Champagne

There are plenty of ways on how to create bubbles in the wine. In fact, some are easy some are incredibly involved a lot of processes like champagnes. In here, you will discover two different ways of adding bubbles using a secondary fermentation. There is a particular term that winers would be called as Chamrat. This process is more complicated compared to the carbonation. There are two types of methods we are going to discuss in this article, the first one is the Traditional method which literally means the classic methods of creating bubbles. The second one is the Charmat method, which simply means a bulk method or some people it is called Cuve Close.

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What to do when your Sabrage Fails?

As the old saying says, every expert was once a beginner and sabering a bottle of champagne can go wrong. In fact, last year, there are floods of Youtube videos showing sabrage or sabering gone wrong. Yet, of course, this does not necessarily mean that you are going to stop doing such an art. As long as you are using the right tool and pointing the bottle somewhere else safe, you can possibly perfect it in one smooth swing.

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New vs Old Technique of Sabering a Champagne

Call it a new way of uncorking a bottle of champagne, but sabrage or champagne sabering has been used as a fancy way or art a long time ago. It is said that sabrage was used by the Hussars, Napoleon’s Bonaparte’s cavalrymen. During wins and defeats in the battle, these men prefer to celebrate or mourn drinking champagnes. However, no one would even bother to bring a champagne cork so, they improvised. Their weapon of choice? Their curved swords or also known by many as a saber.

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Learn the Art of Opening a Champagne with Champagne Sword

On the contrary to the popular belief of sabrage or champagne sabering, this art is not actually chopping the lip of the bottle off. In fact, there are not many muscles required in order to achieve this.  In fact, the technique itself utilizes the pressure inside the bottle. You don’t need to apply much force in order for you to make the lip together with the cork fly.

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Reasons for Failing in the Process of Sabering a Champagne

You’ve just wasted several bottles of champagne but it seems that you just can’t achieve sabering perfectly. There are many possibilities why you keep on failing. But, don’t worry, as soon as you read this article and apply the things that you’ve probably missed, you can execute such art in the most perfect way. Keep in mind that practice does not make you perfect, but it makes you better. Here are the reasons why you can’t achieve sabrage or to saber champagne in perfection.

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10 Ways to Decapitate a Champagne Bottle with Champagne Saber

Sabrage or champagne sabering is an art believed to have been invented during the Napoleonic era. It is a technique of opening a bottle of champagne with the use of curved swords or also known as sabers. Sabers are effective in mounted warriors as melee weapons. During victories in battle, these great men of Napoleon Bonaparte celebrities with a bottle of champagne. They managed to uncork the bottle using their primary weapons and the art of champagne sabering was born.

Not Chopping

Contrary to popular belief, sabrage is not chopping in order to behead the bottle. In fact, there it does not require too much muscles in order for you to perfect such art. The technique is by utilizing what is really happening inside the bottle. A quick wack from the saber by sliding the blade from the seam to the lip will make the bottle pop. For starters or practice, make sure that you are using an authentic champagne saber.

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What To Use?

It is not recommended to use an ordinary kitchen knife since this tool is for the purpose of cutting meat. Sabers like Dorre Salut (As you can see above image), is ideal for both amateur and pro when it comes to sabering champagne. But, if you want to decapitate the bottle with style how about using Fox Sciabola del Sommelier Bronze Black instead. It is so majestic and at the same time, it works perfectly on many occasions. Both Dorre Salut and Fox Sciabola del Sommelier Bronze Black can also be personalized by laser engraving.

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You don’t need to take up a crash course in order for you to perfect the art. Just a few slide or swing will do. Always remember, practice will not make you perfect, but it helps to make you better. If you are having trouble with your budget or it seems like, wasting a lot of good wine is not a good idea for practice, you can use bubbly wine instead.

Step 1

Make sure that the bottle is cold before executing the technique. You can put the bottle in an ice bucket full of ice or your fridge.

Step 2

Wipe the bottle with a table napkin. This makes sure that the bottle won’t slip.

Step 3

Remove the foil in so the seam will be exposed

Step 4

Remove the cork wire by supporting the cork itself using your thumb.

Step 5

Before beheading the bottle, make sure that you look for the seam. This is the spot where you are going to slide the blade.

Step 6

Hold the bottle properly in a 40-degree angle. Make sure not to point the bottle to the audience or to some part of the room where there is fragile stuff.

Step 7

Practice your swinging by sliding the blade slowly from the neck to the lip. This allows your muscle to get used to the pattern.

Step 8

Execute…

Step 9:

Allow some bubbles to flow. This ensures to eliminate small fragments.

Step 10

Pour the champagne into your champagne flute and make a bow.