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Articles tagged with 'Champagne'


A taste for National Wine Day

Published May 25, 2016

Today is National Wine Day - though I admit I celebrate this event considerably more than once a year - and it seems like the perfect time to share some of the wines I've been tasting lately.


Bacchus dinner plays nice with bubbly

Published Oct. 10, 2012

At the conclusion of Tuesday night's dinner at Bacchus featuring Veuve Clicquot Champagnes and attended by winemaker Cyril Brun, Chef Adam Siegel said his challenge was to create food that played well with Champagne. While typically he might have to be careful to not overshadow the wines, in this case, he said, the wines were so strong he more had to meet their challenge.


White wine in winter?

Published Feb. 21, 2012

At first thought, red wine seems to pair better with wool sweaters and fireplaces and flannel sheets. However, white wine can be just as satisfying during the winter, if the right kind is chosen.


Goldilocks and the Three Bars: A classy kickoff

Published July 23, 2011

What if, instead of being a cute little fairy tale girl with no respect for property, what if Goldilocks had some sense and happened to be just a little bit of a lush? Well, that'd be me. I've decided to explore every bar, pub, lounge and dive Milwaukee has to offer - in sets of three, just to be cute.


Check into The Hamilton for a drink

Published Dec. 23, 2010

The Hamilton, 823 E. Hamilton St., will open for a private event on New Year's Eve and then to the public soon after. Owner Kimberly Floyd says her new establishment will offer the neighborhood a classy but casual lounge that's reminiscent of a hotel lobby.


A toast to luxury

Published Feb. 17, 2010

It's bar month and blogger Nirvana Cobb is excited about Champagne and sparkling wine.


Uncorked: Why Champagne is good ALL the time

Published Aug. 20, 2009

There is a stigma and aristocracy associated with Champagne that the spirit doesn't deserve. For the record, Champagne is sparkling wine, but sparkling wine is not Champagne unless it comes from the region Champagne, France. Although there are many beautiful examples and very well made sparkling wines from around the world, Champagne produces the best sparklers on the planet -- bar none.


Champagne makes a splash in summer sips

Published July 8, 2009

For those who like to put a little pop in their cocktail, we've got an announcement: Champagne -- or any fizzy white, like Asti Spumante or Moscato d'Asti -- is the new mixer.


A drink a day: Champagne mojito

Published Feb. 4, 2009

The outside temps are still hovering around freezing, which means we're all cranking hot, dry heat into our homes. It's enough to make ya thirsty, isn't it?


Cuvee commits "The Perfect Crime" with rare liquor

Published Feb. 13, 2008

If you haven't yet elevated up to the top floor of 177 N. Broadway to check out Cuvee Champagne bar, the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre combines with Cuvee owners Kris Gorski and Kim Floyd to present the perfect lure.


Bad girls need a night out, too

Published Nov. 28, 2007

Every Tuesday night at 8 p.m., The Social transforms into a den of guilty – and not-so-guilty – pleasures


Tiny bubbles: Cuvee is cool

Published Oct. 29, 2007

Milwaukee might be the last big city in America to get its first champagne bar, but even if the trend is no longer all that trendy, the new Cuvee is still pretty cool.


Cuvee champagne lounge blends well in Third Ward

Published Oct. 11, 2007

If you think about it hard enough, there's always a reason to celebrate...something. At least, that's what Kimberly Floyd, the owner of Milwaukee's first champagne lounge, is hoping for.