Le Cordon Bleu
Contact Us

800.736.6126

Culinary Central

How to Keep Your Champagne Bubbly Longer

January 20, 2012 Le Cordon Bleu Miami 0 Comments

How to Keep Your Champagne Bubbly Longer

When we think of New Years Eve we think of parties, loved ones and hopes for the New Year. When the clock strikes midnight the moment would not be complete without a glass of champagne and a kiss from the person you love but what do you do when the night ends but your bottle of champagne has not? Before you throw that bottle away here are some tips for keeping your champagne bubbly longer.

While there is no denying that champagne is at its best within a few hours of opening the bottle if you just can’t finish the whole thing in one sitting it can be stored overnight in the refrigerator and you have a few options for keeping those bubbles intact:

Champagne Stopper

This simple and inexpensive devise can help keep your champagne fresh and bubbly for up to 4 days. Most often made from plastic, the stopper clamps on top of any size bottle and creates and air tight seal to keep your champagne from spoiling.

Silver Spoon

While this method is often scoffed at by skeptics there is some truth to the silver spoon trick when it comes to keeping your bubbly bubbly. Just insert the handle of a silver or silver plated spoon into the neck of your champagne bottle and your champagne will keep its fizz for up to 24 hours.

Try Buying Smaller Bottles

Perhaps the best way to keep your champagne fresh and bubbly is to avoid having leftovers all together. If you don’t think your party guests will be able to empty the bottle or you are drinking alone try picking up a half bottle (375ml) or a half-split (187ml) instead.

At your next New Years Eve party or other special event there is nothing better than serving up some fantastic food with a bottle of celebratory champagne. If you would like to learn more about preparing party foods, than a cooking school in Miami has many classes to offer you before your next holiday event.

This article is presented by Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Miami. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Miami offers culinary arts and pâtisserie and baking training programs in the Miami, Florida area. To learn more about the class offerings, please visit Chefs.edu/Miami for more information.

Find disclosures on graduation rates, student financial obligations and more at www.chefs.edu/disclosures. Le Cordon Bleu® and the LeCordon Bleu logo are registered trademarks of Career Education Corporation. Le Cordon Bleu cannot guarantee employment or salary.Credits earned are unlikely to transfer.

Comments

What do you think?

 
 
 

Categories

Archives

 

Terms and Conditions

By providing your mobile number, you agree to receive text messages from Le Cordon Bleu via its mobile text message provider.  You may opt out of receiving messages by texting the word STOP to 94576, or simply reply with the word STOP to any text message you receive from Le Cordon Bleu.

While CEC or its mobile text message provider will not charge end users for receiving/responding to promotional messages, depending on the terms of your mobile phone plan, you may incur a cost from your mobile service carrier to receive and respond to any promotional text messages (standard messaging and data rates/fees and other charges may apply).  Charges will appear on your mobile phone bill or will be deducted from pre-paid amounts.  Current participating/supported carriers are: Alltel, AT&T, Boost, Cellcom, Cellular One, Cellular South, Cincinnati Bell, Cricket, Element Wireless, Golden State Cellular, iWireless, Metro PCS, Nextel, nTelos, Plateau Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Verizon Wireless, Viaero Wireless, Virgin, and more.