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4 things to know when serving Champagne on board

4 things to know when serving Champagne on board

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Ensure crew know the proper serve

"The ideal temperature to serve Champagne is between eight and nine degrees Celsius," advises Peretti. "To chill your bottles to perfection, place them in the lower part of your fridge for 3-4 hours or in a mix of water and ice cubes 30-50 minutes prior to opening them. Do not forget to add water as ice only will take much longer to bring bottles to perfect chilling temperature.

"Contrary to common wisdom the best way to pour Champagne is not by tilting the glass and definitely not to the rim! Pour a third in each glass to let the effervescence settle, then pour another third. Always leave a two finger space at the top."

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