Five Champagnes for Summer

JUNE 24, 2014

Champagne is a festive drink, but that does not mean that bubbly is only appropriate for holidays that occur during winter months. Independence Day, Labor Day, and every warm-weather occasion in between are just as deserving of this elegantly refreshing drink. A chilled glass in the hand and a cool sip on the lips can be the ultimate refresher. Here are five of the latest Champagnes that are perfect for poolside joviality or warm summer nights.

Featured Slideshows

A cloak of secrecy has long kept the jewelry trade hidden from public view.
Exceptional colored gemstones were in high demand at the annual fair.
McLaren, Rolls-Royce, Porsche, Cadillac, and Lincoln, among others, made stunning showings.
The annual springtime event highlights some of the world’s finest collector cars.
But the level of musical nuance they deliver is well worth the investment.
The event saw several debuts from top yacht builders, including Azimut, Riva, Ferretti, and more.
previous next
1 of 6
Photo by Antoine Bagot
The finest Cognacs are deeply flavored, richly textured, and best discovered on their native ground...
Music festivals can often feel like the aural equivalent of an all-you-can-eat buffet, but...
In honor of the hotel’s 125th anniversary, the ultra-rare scotch comes with a piece of England’s...
Scott Torrence evaluates, assesses, and drinks some of the greatest vintages in the world...
The cucumber-infused spirit inspired the giant green airship, which is taking to the skies of major...
Photo by Madison McGaw
Club members celebrated the release of the Cognac at the Surrey hotel in in Manhattan…
A new generation of imbibers has flocked to the lighter taste of grain whisky…
Photo by Bob McClenahan
The bottles from the $6 million worth of barrels sold will be available in as soon as one year…
Because it is not aged entirely in new American oak barrels, the whiskey is not technically bourbon…
Photo by Andrea de Maria
Though banking, land, and vines have occupied Florence’s Frescobaldi family for more than 700 years...