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Don’t Settle for Cheap Champagne on Valentine’s Day
Nothing sparks the romance like good Champagne
"...with your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day? Here’s the answer: Champagne. Period. “But Wes, it’s so expensive!” It doesn’t matter...."

Feb. 12, 2019 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Weekend Wine: French Bubbly Without the Champagne Price
'Tis the season for all things sparkling
"...In order for a wine to be called Champagne, it must be from a carefully delimited area of..."

Dec. 28, 2019 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Looking for Champagne on a Budget?
Champagne lovers should remember the word Cremant
"...with love. The generic term most commonly used is Champagne, but that is incorrect. Champagne refers specifically to wines..."

Feb. 13, 2013 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Champagne Uncorked
Wes Marshall provides a primer on Champagne: where to get it, when to drink it, and what to drink it with.
"...Champagne. It connotes parties, fun, romance, and special occasions. But..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Champagne Strife
Holiday Cheers Spawn Spirits Rivalry
"...the limestone caves under the city of Reims where Champagne is stored, or about the widow Cliquot who founded..."

Dec. 22, 1995 Food Feature

Champagne! Champagne for Everyone!
Hey li'l Austin, get ready for Little Britain.

Sept. 29, 2008 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Swing Sets and Champagne Rooms?
Adult cabaret going up across the street from Daffodil Apartments

May 18, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Rumsfeld Resigns, but Don't Break Out the Champagne

Nov. 8, 2006 News Post by Lee Nichols

Tasting the Stars
Champagne: an appreciation and primer
"...I've had the opportunity to taste a lot of Champagnes and sparkling wines this year, and later I'll share..."

Dec. 31, 2004 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Bubbles, Bubbles Everywhere
Champagne wishes bubble up around the holidays, and Wes Marshall is the man to help you make them come true.
"...eternal friendship. The fuel for all this goodwill is champagne or its younger cousin, sparkling wine. During the past..."

Dec. 27, 2002 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Weekend Wine: Sparkling Wine for the Holidays
This week: the medium prices
"...range, we can start to look at real, honest Champagne as opposed to sparkling wines...."

Dec. 23, 2022 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Weekend Wine
Sparkling Wines, But Let’s Keep it Cheap!
"...No doubt we all love Champagne. You know, the real thing - the wines that..."

Dec. 16, 2017 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Your Austin New Year’s Eve Guide
These are the many ways to say goodbye to 2017
" could stay home and binge-watch Netflix and drink Champagne on the couch, but where’s the fun in that?..."

Dec. 27, 2017 Events Post by Chronicle staff

Weekend Wine
A random walk down the best values in holiday wines!
"...a pre-dinner shellfish to an after dinner cheese tray. Champagne is the gold standard, but there's no way we’ll..."

Nov. 18, 2017 Food Post by Wes Marshall

A Dozen Choice Champagnes and Sparkling Wines For Your Holiday Cheer
Each is an incredible performer, just pick your price.
"...We always recommend that you keep a bottle of Champagne cold year round and use any excuse possible to..."

Dec. 20, 2013 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Wine of the Week
Celebrate in style with a Segura Viudas magnum
"...With the holidays fast approaching, nothing says party like Champagne. Unfortunately, Champagne always carries a hefty price tag to..."

Dec. 8, 2014 Food Post by Wes Marshall

This comedy about four female friends on the eve of one’s nuptials is at times dangerously funny.
"...matters of matrimony. A night filled with flutes of Champagne and lines of cocaine winds up with the bridesmaids..."

Sept. 28, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Devil Wears Prada
A fresh and caustic take on the fashion industry is hobbled by a threadbare plot about a girl learning that it's wrong to sell her soul for designer shoes.
"...Streep and Blunt it bubbles like a glass of champagne, barely alcoholic but intoxicating nonetheless. In the meantime, Hathaway..."

June 30, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Kiss Or Kill
"...their hotel rooms, knocking them out with the old sedative-in-the-champagne trick, and then taking them for all they're worth...."

Nov. 28, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

14 Romantic Restaurants for a Perfect Valentine’s Day Dinner
Luxury dining for the fancy, grand gesture-loving lovers
"...out on a fancy meal? Stick to candy and Champagne?..."

Feb. 13, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Uncorking Creativity
Amanda Eyre Ward doesn't think you should beat yourself up too much
"...lunch in San Francisco, and Andy said, "Let's order Champagne." I told him I hadn't written anything wonderful that..."

Nov. 27, 2012 Books Post by Amanda Eyre Ward

Manufacturing Fizz
What makes L'Étoile a light, bubbly Champagne of operas
"...fact that lighter libations exist, that opera also serves Champagne: bubbly, intoxicating refreshments such as Die Fledermaus, The Barber..."

Jan. 29, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Sparkling Examples
It's that time of year again ...
" everyone waits for New Year's Eve to experience Champagne's joys. Don't get me wrong: I'm glad to see..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

New Year's Eve Events
"...InterContinental's four-course dinner ($99), and/or their New Year's Day champagne brunch ($48). But true hustlers can get it all,..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Features Feature by Wells Dunbar

Liquid Assets
"...Champagne and Sparkling Wine Millennium or not, one thing is..."

Dec. 29, 2000 Food Column by Wes Marshall

The year's best champagnes and sparkling wines
"...between Christmas and Jan. 2. That's a shame, because champagne is one of the world's great wines and deserves..."

Dec. 29, 2006 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Burst Bubbles
"...friends by wasting their money on laughably expensive vintage Champagnes. Clicquot Orange Label (or Yellow Label as the colorblind..."

Dec. 25, 1998 Food Feature by Robb Walsh

Project Transitions' Annual Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
February 2, 2013. 36 Photos.
" Nest for the Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Champagne & Dessert Reception and met up with groups from..."

Feb. 5, 2013 Photo Gallery

Dining Out for New Year's Eve
"...such a soiree – countdown, balloon drop, prizes, a Champagne toast, etc. – will be there a day early...."

Dec. 28, 2012 Food Feature

New Year's Eve Events
"...Tomatoes bring the musical heat, the Easy provides the champagne, and you provide yourself, playa! 412 Congress, 476-8017. $50..."

Jan. 2, 2004 Features Feature by Wells Dunbar

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