As is always the case, once you go to the effort to put up a page of useful information, you know how to find others. Here is Celebrating Champagne et en Français.
My favorites are: Domaine Chandon (brut), Moet for extravagance and Cordon Negro (economy), and any of the California cousins of the name brands, Mumm, Red Star, and DP.
of Champagne, the hot bed of fomenting capitalism. As important
to today's economy as the development of paper money by the trading citystates
of Italy. More on the central historical significance later. It was also
a big part of Gail's and my courtship.
|split||half bottle||375 ml.|
|bottle||1 bottle||750 ml.|
|Magnum||2 bottles||1.5 litres|
|Jeroboam||4 bottles||3 litres|
|Rehoboam||6 bottles||4.5 litres|
|Methuselah||8 bottles||6 litres|
|Salmanazar||12 bottles||9 litres|
|Bathazar||16 bottles||12 litres|
|Nebuchadnezzar||20 bottles||15 litres|
|Midas||40 bottles||30 litres|
1011.06.18 Bruins drink 30-liter bottle of Ace of Spades "Midas" champagne
If you have any additions, or corrections, especially spelling, please let me know. 22-OCT-2000, with Bruins update 2011