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Best Thanksgiving Wine For Pouring, Pairing, & Fall Cocktail Mixing | Eight Reasons Rosé Shines In Autumn

October 9, 2023

Elevate your Thanksgiving dinner! Serving rosé wine at Thanksgiving is a delightful choice, even though  it might not be the most traditional option as it is often thought of as a summer beverage. But the truth is, rosé is an amazing pairing with the savory, comfort dishes we love in fall and winter – especially during the holidays!

Here are eight reasons why the best modern hostesses serve rosé wine at Thanksgiving dinner:

  • Versatility: Rosé wines are known for their versatility. They typically have a balanced acidity and a wide range of flavor profiles, making them suitable for pairing with various Thanksgiving dishes. Whether you’re enjoying turkey, ham, stuffing, or cranberry sauce, rosé can complement a variety of flavors.
  • Temperature: Thanksgiving often involves a mix of hot and cold dishes. Rosé wine is typically served chilled, which can be refreshing alongside warmer dishes. It can also be a good option if you’re dining in a warmer climate or in a heated room where red wines might feel too heavy.
  • Palate Cleanser: Rosé’s crisp and refreshing qualities can act as a palate cleanser between bites of rich and savory Thanksgiving foods. This can help refresh your taste buds and enhance the overall dining experience.
  • Personal Preference: Ultimately, wine choices often come down to personal preference. If you and your guests enjoy rosé wine, there’s no reason not to include it on your Thanksgiving table. We call it a perfect in-between wine as it often has a little more structure than white wines, and is lighter bodied than reds so it’s an ideal option for a crowd.
  • Refreshing and Crisp: Thanksgiving meals can be quite rich and heavy with dishes like roast turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes. A chilled glass of rosé wine can provide a refreshing contrast, cleansing your palate between bites and helping to balance the flavors.
  • Pleasant Aromatics: Many rosé wines offer a bouquet of fruity and floral aromas, which can be appealing and inviting for your guests. These aromatics can add an extra layer of complexity to your Thanksgiving experience.
  • Crowd-Pleaser: Rosé wine tends to be well-received by a wide range of wine drinkers, making it a safe choice if you’re unsure of your guests’ wine preferences. It’s often associated with celebration and relaxation, making it a good fit for a holiday gathering.
  • Seasonal Appeal: Depending on the style of rosé you choose, it can have hints of summer fruits like strawberries, raspberries, and grapefruit. This can evoke a sense of nostalgia for the warmer months, which can be a pleasant contrast to the cooler fall weather.
  • Visual Appeal: The beautiful pink color of rosé wine can add a visually appealing element to your Thanksgiving table, enhancing the overall dining experience.

While rosé might not seem the most traditional choice for Thanksgiving, where red and white wines are more commonly served, there’s no strict rule about what wine to pair with your meal. The most important thing is to choose wines that you and your guests will enjoy. If you want to experiment and add a modern twist to your Thanksgiving celebration, serving rosé can be a delightful and unexpected choice.

Both Le Grand Courtâge Brut Rosé & our French, Provence style Très Chic Rosé score over 90 points and a great value at under $25, making them a great choice for bringing to family Thanksgivings when seeking award winning and affordable wines!

Brut ​Rosé contains Chardonnay, Ugni Blanc & Gamay, which is ideal for Fall faire and Thansgiving

Très Chic Rosé offers grenache and consault which is lovely with the range of flavors.

Want to learn more? Here’s more on why rosé is perfect for fall and winter soirées.

We’re committed to serving up the best and easiest ways to cultivate JOY in the everyday moments, especially during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Which is why we’ve put together several resources to make this holiday season a breeze, with more time around the table with friends and family.

Visit our Universal Sound Of Happy page to browse and download our curated seasonal guides!

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Taylor Swift Eras That Pair Well With French Wines | Throw A Taylor Swift Movie Premiere Party!

Champagne Problems & Champagne Dreams: The Albums We Love As A Woman Owned Women Managed Brand

Taylor Swift has cemented herself as an icon with the smashing success of her Eras World Tour. We know Taylor makes many champagne references through several albums with themes of high, lows, loves,  and a common thread of women empowerment.

Le Grand Courtâge Founder, CEO, and Proprietor American Tawnya Falkner took the leap, gave up her career as a designer/real estate developer in California and moved to Burgundy, France to follow her passion for wine.

When she set out on this journey, she saw a unique opportunity to create an affordable luxury that is timeless and elegant, yet contemporary and relatable. With her business and marketing background, she saw a gap in the sparkling wine category and an opportunity to create an affordable luxury to embody the French spirit of ‘Joie de Vivre’ and both elevate and celebrate life’s everyday moments.

Her vision to create an affordable everyday luxury resulted in Le Grand Courtâge and newly launched rosé,  Très Chic, all award-winning French wines with appealing, modern character and elegant packaging, each with their own essence and personality, not unlike Taylor’s “Eras”.

Le Grand Courtâge, intended to mean, “the great courtship” reflects the journey of life as we navigate and negotiate love and friendships, learning and evolving to new eras.

We drew some amazing parallels between our brand and Taylor’s album era, including the personalities of 1989, Lover, & Midnights,  respective to our three distinct woman-owned, award winning & affordable French wines.

Disclaimer: These were created by us solely for fun in entertaining at home, and this in no way implies endorsement of, nor connection to, Taylor Swift and her respective team.

Le Grand Courtâge Blanc de Blancs Brut & Taylor Swift’s 1989 Album (Taylor’s Version)

1989: Classic, chic, fun, whimsical and dreamy, 1989’s vibe and style pair perfectly with our Blanc de Blancs Brut!

Wine Description:

  • Aromas: bright flavors of green apple, ripe melon, honeysuckle and toasted brioche.
  • Flavor Profile: delicate balance of dryness and acidity lingers with flavors of Meyer lemon, honeydew & soft floral notes. Crisp, light, refreshing with baby bubbles.

Taylor Swift Inspired Cocktail: Blank Space


  • 1 oz Vodka or Gin
  • 1/2 oz Elderflower Liqueur or Simple Syrup
  • 1/2 oz Lemon Juice
  • 2 oz Le Grand Courtâge Blanc de Blancs Brut
  • Raspberry & Sprig Of Thyme For Garnish

Preparation: Combine gin, elderflower, and lemon juice in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled coupe. Top with Le Grand Courtâge Blanc de Blancs Brut & garnish. Serve & enjoy responsibly!

Le Grand Courtâge Brut Rosé & Taylor Swift’s Lover Album

Lover: Romantic, optimistic, and fun! Lover’s vibrant, feminine feel pairs perfectly with our Brut Rosé .

​​Wine Description:

  • Aromas: bright aromas of fresh strawberry, raspberry and pomegranate combine with notes of lilac and violet.
  • Flavor Profile: deliciously seductive while smooth and versatile. A perfect balance of freshness, fruit, acidity, and sweetness.

Taylor Swift Inspired Cocktail: Cruel Summer


Preparation: Combine the vodka, grapefruit juice, Brut Rosé, and simple syrup and shake over ice until chilled, then strain and fill glasses. Top with flower petals for an elegant and chic finish

Très Chic Rosé & Taylor Swift’s Midnights

Midnights: Trendy, bold, and brave and definitely marches to the beat of her own drum, Midnights has a fashionable essence – the definition of  Très Chic Rosé!

​​Wine Description:

  • Aromas: this rose petal hued wine offers aromatics of red currant and thyme.
  • Flavor Profile: notes of red berries, grapefruit and tropical fruit this is a refreshing treat. Dry with a nice balance of fruit and acidity.

Taylor Swift Inspired Cocktail: The Anti-Hero


  • 6 oz. Très Chic Rosé wine
  • 2 oz. silver tequila
  • 1 ½ oz. agave nectar
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • Fresh grapefruit or lime wedge + kosher salt for rim, for garnish (optional)

Preparation: Dampen rim of cocktail glass and dip into kosher salt (optional); set aside. Combine rosé wine, tequila, agave, and lime juice in prepared cocktail glass, stir to combine. Garnish if desired. Serve and enjoy responsibly.

Which of our French wines match your personality or current era?

Throw A Taylor Swift Movie Premiere Party Or An Era’s Party: More Cocktails & Girl’s Night Ideas

First things first: support female founders! Taylor is a champion of women empowerment! We are all about elevating and celebrating every day & love supporting fellow female-founded businesses.

Make your next ladies’ night, girl’s night in, bachelorette party, or girl’s getaway all about a girl-power and showcase female empowerment by incorporating some of our favorite female and minority-owned businesses at the soirée. Find them here.

Our woman-owned, women managed wines are perfect Breakfast to Dessert, and are delicious on their own, as a food pairing, an aperitif &/or for cocktails.   For us it is about maintaining a ‘champagne state of mind’ &/or living through ‘rosé colored glasses’, much like Emily and all her friends.

While the wines are fabulous on their own, we also love a sparkling drink or ‘champagne’ cocktail to elevate any occasion. Read on for more Taylor Swift Inspired Cocktail Recipes:

Lavender Haze

  • 1 oz gin
  • ½ oz lemon juice
  • ½ oz lavender simple syrup
  • Lemon twist
  • Le Grand Courtâge Blanc de Blancs Brut

Make simple syrup: In a small saucepan, heat water and lavender sugar, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool. Stir in lavender extract. Pour into a glass jar and chill until ready to use. In a shaker filled with ice, combine gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Shake to combine. Strain into a glass and top with brut. Garnish with a lemon twist. Serve immediately and enjoy responsibly.

Love Story

  • Le Grand Courtâge Brut Rosé
  • 6 tbsp strawberry purée
  • 2 tbsp simple syrup
  • 1 oz vodka
  • Strawberry sorbet

In a glass, mix purée, simple syrup, vodka, and brut. Top with a scoop of sorbet. Serve immediately and enjoy responsibly.

All Too Well

  • 1 bottle Très Chic Rosé
  • 2 cups juiced pink grapefruit
  • 1 cup soda water
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 4 leaves of basil

Combine the wine, pink grapefruit juice, honey, soda water, fresh basil and rosemary in punch bowl. Stir well until combined. Add 2-3 ice cubes in each glass and fill with punch. Garnish with some fresh rosemary and enjoy responsibly.


  • 1/2 cup Le Grand Courtâge Blanc de Blancs Brut
  • Ice
  • 1 tbsp pear vodka
  • 4 ½ tsp Lemon Verbena Simple Syrup
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Pear slices

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add vodka, syrup, and lemon juice. Shake, and then strain into a glass. Top off with brut. Garnish with lemon verbena or pear slices. Serve immediately and enjoy responsibly.

The New Romantics

  • 3 Strawberries, chopped
  • 1 Tsp Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • ½ Tsp Honey
  • 1 oz Silver Tequila
  • 4 ½ tsp Lemon Verbena Simple Syrup
  • 4 oz Très Chic Rosé
  • Strawberries & peach slices for garnish

In the bottom of a glass, muddle strawberries, lemon juice & honey. Add crushed ice and tequila.
Muddle again. Top with rosé, strawberries and peach slices.

Fearless (Low ABV Cocktail Recipe)

  • 1 ½ oz gin or alcohol free gin alternative
  • ¾ oz elderflower liqueur
  • ¾ oz lemon juice
  • 1 dash orange bitters
  • 3 oz Le Grand Courtâge Blanc de Blancs Brut
  • Lemon twist, for garnish
  • Ice

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add gin, elderflower liqueur, lemon juice and bitters. Shake until chilled, about 30 seconds. Pour into a champagne flute and top with brut. Garnish with a lemon twist and serve. Enjoy responsibly.

We Never Go Out Of Style (Party Punch)

  • 1 (12-oz.) can frozen pink lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • ¼ cup orange liqueur
  • 4 cups white cranberry juice cocktail
  • Le Grand Courtâge Blanc de Blancs Brut
  • Fresh mint sprigs

Stir together lemonade concentrate and cranberry juice cocktail in a large pitcher. Cover and chill at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours. Stir in brut and liqueur just before serving. Garnish, if desired. Serve immediately and enjoy responsibly.

Feelin’ 22

  • Le Grand Courtâge Blanc de Blancs Brut
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 bunch fresh mint
  • 2 – 3 cups freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
  • Edible flowers, for garnish

In a small saucepan, bring sugar, water and mint to a boil. Simmer until the sugar is dissolved, 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool completely, discard mint sprigs. Divide simple syrup and grapefruit juice between 6 glasses and stir. Top with champagne and garnish with edible flowers. Serve immediately and enjoy responsibly.


  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 2 tsp chopped mint leaves
  • Superfine sugar, as needed
  • 1 bottle Le Grand Courtâge Brut Rosé

Purée blueberries, pineapple juice and mint in a blender. Taste for tartness. If needed, blend in sugar to taste. Strain.Pour 2-3 tablespoons juice into flutes and slowly top with brut. Serve immediately and enjoy responsibly.

Back To December (Mulled Wine Recipe)

  • 1 Bottle Très Chic Rosé
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 4 Cloves
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • Apple or Pear Slices
  • White raisins, cranberries,
  • or cloves for garnish

Heat the wine on low-medium heat. Do not boil it, just warm the liquid. Add the ingredients, and let the sugar melt. Warm for at least five minutes. Fifteen minutes will make the wine spicier. Add fruit slices and garnish with white raisins, cranberries, or a clove for a festive touch.

More Cocktail Recipe eBooks: Click Links for recipes LGC Cocktails by Spirit Type or LGC Healthy/Low & Lite Cocktails  or our  Spritz Alternatives and we have Frosé Cocktail Options. We also offer a lot of entertaining inspiration including food pairings, playlists, and more!

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How to Open & Serve Champagne or Sparkling Wine

September 12, 2023

It’s New Year’s Eve and your guests are about to arrive when you go to pull your bottle of bubbly from the fridge and think… “I have no idea how to serve this Sparkling Wine or Champagne” or even, “How the heck do I even open this thing”.  Worry not, we have all the tips and tricks for you to enjoy your favorite bubbly, because we all know hearing the pop of a champagne cork is the universal sound of happy!

We have compiled a list of common mistakes people make when serving sparkling wine, and then we have a few infographics from Glass of to give you real visuals to give you the best Sparkling wine experience.

Grab your own bottle of Brut Rosé or Blanc de Blanc and follow along for the perfect pour of bubble bliss. Use this code for “LGCPROMO” for 15% off your first purchase.

Watch our video below as we demonstrate how to properly and safely open a bottle of sparkling wine
How to Open & Serve Champagne or Sparkling Wine

Watch our video below as we demonstrate how to properly and safely open a bottle of champagne or sparkling wine.


Store the bottle in the fridge the night before, storing your wine in the fridge for too long can dry out the cork and alter the taste due to lack of humidity. Once out of the fridge let it sit out and warm up naturally to the ideal cellar temperature which is around 55 degrees. When wine gets to this temperature all the aromas come out and you can really pick apart the different flavors in the wine.


We know it looks really cool to pop the cork, but if you want to look like a true professional, take off the cage, put a cloth over the cork and your thumb on top, then gently twist the bottle until the cork is out (quietly) and without the load *pop*.  That said, we always say the pop of the cork is the universal sound of happy, and well, it’s hard to resist as it sets the scene and makes people smile.

How to Pour Champagne and Sparkling Wine
How to Pour Champagne and Sparkling Wine


The reason you pour at 45-degree angle is so that the bubbles will hit a larger surface area of the glass, and it will reduce overfill and the bubbly over effect.


Pro tip: if you only fill your glass halfway, you will always have cold bubbles and never have to worry about overfill. We are fans of super chilled bubbly so refill often vs topping it off.

Which Glass Should I Choose for Champagne and Sparkling Wine
Which Glass Should I Choose for Champagne and Sparkling Wine


While the typical champagne flute is the go-to for Sparkling wine in America, it actually represses the aroma of the wine by having such a narrow top, so if you want to enjoy your wine, opt for a wider top.

In Italy Sparkling Wine is served in a white wine glass. This is because just like still wine, the more sparkling wine breathes, the more expressive it becomes on your palette.

The coupe is always a classic and evokes a nostalgia of a bygone era.  Rumor has it by some that it was modeled after Marie Antoinette’s breast – she drank copious (our coup-ious pun intended) amounts of the bubbles and had a flair for the extravagant.

We find that the Tulip is a nice compromise or mid-point between the glass styles and offers a nice elegance and a wider mouth.


The bubbles are a naturally occurring feature in the bottle due to the secondary fermentation and the carbon dioxide which builds up and doesn’t escape since it is under pressure.  That said, the abundance of bubbles in a glass is enhanced by the nucleation points which occur from contact with the glass.  Thus, the greater the surface area of glass, the greater the impact on the bubbles.

The nucleation points are small defects in the glass that trap tiny vibrating pockets of carbon dioxide. Dissolved gas in the champagne or sparkling gradually collects in a vibrating bubble inside the defect, causing it to grow and soon expel gas from the defect, forming another bubble that sticks to the outside of the defect.

Additionally, micro-fibers from dish clothes used to buff the glasses and such also can form and create or entrap a tiny air pocket when Champagne is poured,” said physicist Gerard Liger-Belair. “Then, this tiny air pocket literally sucks the [dissolved] carbon dioxide.” The gas bubbles grow inside the fibers, detaching from them once they reach the tip of a fiber.

See other ways you can use your leftover Sparkling wine with our DIY Sparkling Wine Spa Treatments!

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Favorite Holiday Season Sparkling Cocktails + Free Recipe Ebook | Best Wines For Holiday Entertaining

December 21, 2022


sparkling French wine cocktail recipe

Let your heart be light. The magic of the holiday season is about joy, and after all, the POP of the cork is the universal sound of happy! At our core, Le Grand Courtâge has always been about meaningful connection and more than anything, the past two years have taught us that what we appreciate most is the time with family and friends. Get into the holiday spirit with fun, festive cocktails with our curated collection of champagne and rosé cocktail recipes for parties, holiday getaways, or a cozy winter’s night at home.

Browse or download our free Holiday Cocktails Recipe Ebook here for our favorite festive fizzy drinks to sip and serve during the holidays! 

Recipes include: Mulled Rosé, Sparkling Ornament-ini, Citrus Holiday Punch, Spiced Holiday Fizz, Pomegranate Spritzer, & Cranberry, Orange & Rosemary Sparkler.

Make an impression at Christmas and Hanukkah. Truly make the most of time around the table with loved ones so you can effortlessly host, and enjoy the moment. Make your holiday home a place where JOY reigns and where entertaining is elevated and stress-free.  More ideas on how to simplify the holiday season here.

Sparkling wines and rosé are best pairing wines – making food pairings pretty much foolproof. They are especially great for hostesses everywhere because of their versatile pairing ability. Truly amazing brunch through dessert – bubbly is the perfect pairing choice Bubbles are the most versatile of wine from a pairing perspective and truly go breakfast through dessert. Perfect as a hostess gift, party favors, and ideal for bubbly cocktail mixing. 

Rosé is great as well as it’s “in between” red and white. Food friendly and versatile, it’s light enough for the white wine drinker and has a softer profile. For the red wine drinker, it has more structure than white. And it’s beautiful on a tablescape, oui?

Every good hostess has a secret weapon:  keeping the bubbles and rosé chilling to be ready for celebrations at any moment! Light, versatile, and perfect for cocktails, these wines do it all! 

Ultimate Hosting Tip: Always Keep Versatile Celebratory Wines On Hand

Keep the good wines flowing (and coming!) Never run out of perfect pairing and mixing wines by joining a wine club! Each French wine scores 90+ points – so you can be sure you’re serving up quality at your next party. Vegan-friendly, low calorie, low carb and cuisine and cocktail friendly, every adult can enjoy and all you have to do is simply chill & enjoy.

We offer an affordable everyday luxury with the best sparkling wine club under $100. Le Grand Courtâge offers an exceptional value alternative to expensive champagne clubs given that we have 90+ points and gold medals. We’d believe we are one of the best ‘champagne’ clubs you can join for the value. Be part of the cuvée club and get French bubbly delivered to your doorstep.

Hostess With The Mostess: Elevate The Party Experience

Apéritifs, Welcome Drinks, & Night Caps

POP FIZZ CLINK! Gathering together is something we will never again take for granted. Make it simply elevated and memorable with an apéritif – welcome or pre-dinner drink – & toast to friends & family!  Welcome guests with a light and fun cocktail. An apéritif is similar to amuse-bouche in terms of food. They are commonly dry libations, which is why a favorite choice for an apéritif is sparkling wine and sparkling wine cocktails as they are light, low carb, low calorie, bright, and prepare the palate. 

Two Popular Sparkling Aperitifs/Champagne Cocktails: The Kir Royale or the Aperol Spritz. 

For more fun fizzy favorites that make great night caps or signature cocktails, click here for our curated cocktail recipes booklets! Browse even more inspiration on pinterest.

We believe in embracing the French spirit of joie de vivre, or “joy of life”, where elevating and celebrating the everyday moments is our way of romanticizing the ordinary into the extraordinary. 

Won’t you join us in our mission to #livejoyously


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Le Grand Courtâge x Chilled Cocktail Competition Entries

December 15, 2022


Le Grand Courtâge


 The *POP* of the cork is the universal sound of happiness and Sparkling Wine is an extremely versatile cocktail ingredient as the bubbles add a nice textural element with the effervescence, and the acidity offers a great balance point. Our price and palate make Le Grand ​Courtâge perfect for cocktails.

We wanted the creation to embody the French spirit of Joie de Vivre and live joyously as we are about elevating and celebrating every day!  We spent the last few months collecting recipes from bartenders and mixologists all over America to see who embodied the spirit of Le Grand Courtâge the best.

Below is a Gallery of all the Cocktail Contest submittals and the recipes….no doubt this will provide countless hours of fun and inspiration for the at-home buddy bartender or the professional looking for inspiration.

A special Merci Beaucoup to everyone who entered! Stay Tuned on our socials for our next Competition/Contest & other exciting news!

ABOUT Le Grand Courtâge 

Le Grand Courtâge is an Independent, female-owned and managed, award-winning French sparkling wine brand launched by American entrepreneur Tawnya Falkner, and today is one of the top-selling French sparkling wine brands in the Premium category.

Sourcing from multiple French wine regions, and blending unique varietals, these affordable sparkling wines offer the French cachet without the champagne price tag.  These bubbles are crafted in Nuits-Saint-Georges, Burgundy.

Tawnya’s vision was to create an affordable luxury that personifies the French spirit of joie de vivre and both elevates and celebrates the everyday.

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Le Grand Courtâge x Chilled Cocktail Competition Top 20

December 14, 2022

Announcing the Top 20 Entries from the Le
Grand Courtâge x Chilled Cocktail


The *POP* of the cork is the universal sound of happiness and Sparkling Wine is an extremely versatile cocktail ingredient as the bubbles add a nice textural element with the effervescence, and the acidity offers a great balance point. Our price and palate make Le Grand ​Courtâge perfect for cocktails.

We wanted the creation to embody the French spirit of Joie de Vivre and live joyously as we are about elevating and celebrating every day! We spent the last few months collecting recipes from bartenders and mixologists all over America to see who embodied the spirit of Le Grand Courtâge the best.

A special Merci Beaucoup to everyone who entered! Stay Tuned on our socials for our next Competition/Contest & other exciting news!

Showcasing the Top 20 Live Joyously Sparkling Cocktail Contest Entries

Download Cocktail Booklet Here 


Chilled Cocktail Competition Sparkling wine champagne French cocktail recipe rosé

Je Ne Sais Quoi – Dallas Juanes

Preparation: Add all ingredients except for the rosé into your shaker tin and roll the tin to incorporate the contents. Strain into a collins glass top with ice and finish with the Le Courtâge Brut Rosé to finish the drink. Garnish with a stick of rosemary picked with figs dehydrated lemon and a seasonal flower. *Rosé and Fig Simple:  2 cup Le Grand Courtâge Brut Rosé 2 cups sugar 2 cups figs.  In a small saucepan add the rosé and dates and slowly bring up to summer. Reduce by 1/3. Strain figs out and return to saucepan. Add sugar and let cool. 2 weak shelf life in the fridge.

sparkling wine champagne cocktail recipe

Perfect Pearing – Steven Huddleston

Preparation: Shaken Autumn Syrup: 3 Madagascar Vanilla Beans Split paste removed & added to 12oz of water along with beanstalk 12oz of sugar & 14g of allspice. Put on a simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and strain using fine shimwa. Super Lime Juice: 20 grams of fresh lime peels 6.66g of malic acid 13.33g of citric acid steeped in peels. Add 333g of water and Lime juice from peel limes. Blend acid oleo lime juice and water together. Strain through fine mesh shimwa. Clarification: Add the entire cocktail excluding Le Grand to a cambro with cold whole milk. Lightly stir to incorporate. Let sit for 2-3 hours or until separation occurs. Gravity Stain 3 times through the coffee filter. The whey from the milk clarification adds a beautiful texture element. Garnish: 1/4 Dehydrated Pear Slice & Freshly Grated Cinnamon Combine & Enjoy.

Chilled Cocktail Competition, sparkling wine champagne cocktail recipe

Pearadise – Aaron Joseph

Preparation: Serve in Ice Filled Collins Glass Garnish Clove studded Pear Slices and Dehydrated Pineapple Slice Instructions Place Gin, Lime Juice, Spiced Pear Syrup, and Ice into a mixing tin. Cap tins and shake vigorously. Strain the Cocktail into Collins Glass. Add Le Grand Coutage Blanc de Blanc and filled with Ice. Garnish with Pear Studded slices of Pineapple Slice. Enjoy! *Spiced Pear Syrup: 1.5 cup Pear Juice , .5 cups granulated sugar .5 tablespoon Cardamon 4-5 Cloves .5 tablespoon chopped and fresh Ginger .5 tablespoon of vanilla extract .Combine in a saucepan cooking until sugar dissolves, and then simmer on very low for 15 minutes. Cool and strain out spices.

sparkling wine champagne cocktail recipe

Strawberry Moon – Jon Mateer

Preparation: Combine the Gin Sherry Cardamaro Lemon & Strawberry/Peppercorn Syrup into a tin and shake with ice until diluted. Strain into an empty collins glass. Fill with pebble ice. Then top with the sparkling Le Grand Courtage Blanc de Blanc Brut. Mound pebble ice. Then garnish with a strawberry slice and mint bouquet. Strawberry Peppercorn Syrup:  Combine 300g fresh cut strawberries and 20g of crushed pink peppercorns with 1000g of Simple Syrup in a vacuum-sealed bag. – Sous vide the contents at 135 degrees for 120 minutes. – Remove from sous vide and chill to room temperature. – Strain the mixture with a chinois or coffee filter. – Label the date and refrigerate until needed for use. Stores for up to two weeks.

Chilled Cocktail Competition, sparkling wine champagne cocktail recipe

Star of Autumn – Christina Mercado

Preparation: Build all ingredients into a wine glass with ice and stir for 5 seconds gently to combine – garnish with an apple chip to serve! Autumn Syrup recipe: 20 oz brown sugar 3 cinnamon sticks 1/2 tsp ginger powder 1/4 tsp allspice powder 1 vanilla bean 8 oz orange juice 6 oz water – bring all ingredients to a boil – let cool then strain – keep in an airtight container and refrigerate until use.


Chilled Cocktail Competition, sparkling wine champagne cocktail recipe

Romancing The Stone – Christopher Day

Preparation: Build all but Le Grand Courtâge into a shaker tin and shake thoroughly with ice. Pour 3 oz of Le Grand Courtâge Blanc de Blancs into narrow collins or rocks glass and strain the tin into the glass to let mix. Fill with cracked or pebble ice and garnish with a dried apricot skewered with rosemary.

Chilled Cocktail Competition, Sparkling wine champagne French cocktail recipe

Fig & Rose 75 – Robert Chavez

Preparation: Combine the first 4 ingredients into a shaker;  Add ice to the tin Shake for 10 seconds and double strain into a Coupe glass.  Add 4 drops of bitters to the strained cocktail and top with Champagne. 4 drops Scrappy’ New Orleans bitters 3 oz Le Grand Courtage Rose Brut. Garnish with 3 sliced Figs White Rose and 24 ct Gold Edible Gold flakes.

Chilled Cocktail Competition, sparkling wine champagne tiki cocktail recipe

Joy Broker – Alex Taylor

Preparation: Combine all ingredients except brut rose in a shaker tin; vigorously shake for 12-15 seconds. Fine strain into a snifter (in which a standard-sized ice ball has been placed). Top with Brut Rosé and give a quick stir to integrate the ingredients. Garnish with Trimmed Lemon Peel Strawberry Edible Orchid. Serve and enjoy.

Chilled Cocktail Competition, Sparkling wine peach cocktail recipe Champagne diy

A Little Peach & Quiet – Tara Gillum

Preparation: Start by making your shrub. For this cocktail, I have made a Peach Rosemary Shrub. Add 1 cup of apple cider vinegar 1/2 cup of sugar 1 sprig of rosemary and 1 cup of peach preserves. Cook all of the ingredients in a saucepan on medium heat stirring often and until all of the ingredients are incorporated. Use a fine strainer to remove the hard particles and store them in an air-tight container. To build the cocktail start with ice in your Boston shaker and add The Botanist Grand Mariner and the shrub to it and shake. Then strain the liquid into a champagne flute and top it with Le Grand Courtage Brut. Garnish with a peach rose skewered with rosemary.

Chilled Cocktail Competition, Sparkling wine champagne cocktail recipe classy

Bubble Of Peace – Marie Yoshimizu

Preparation: Garnish with sage and dehydrated rose  Combine all ingredients except for the Brit Rose and garnish in a mixing glass. Add ice and stir until chilled.  Strain into a champagne coupe.  Garnish with a dehydrated rose and sage leaf *Concord Grape Shrub: Muddle .5 cup of Concord grapes in a bowl. Add .75 cup of sugar and stir to combine. Let it sit in a jar for at least 24 hours. Strain the muddle grapes with a fine mesh cloth in a bowl and discard the grapes. Add .5  cup of white wine vinegar and stir to combine. Transfer into a jar to store it in a fridge or use it in cocktails.

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Everything Changes – Timmie Hoffman

Preparation: All into a shaker and dry shake and then add about a cup of ice and shake again. Double strain into a stemmed glass and top with 1.5 oz of Le Grand Courtage Blanc to Blanc and topped with a dash of cinnamon and served with a side of Le Grand Blanc to Blanc. Homemade Pumpkin pie spiced butternut squash Maple syrup: I took a cup of diced butternut and 2 tablespoons of butter and simmered until the butter was browned and the squash was soft (about 20-25 minutes) Then I added a half cup of maple syrup simmered for 5 minutes and macerated into a jam like consistency.

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Grow a Pear – Leah Dufresne

Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice (excluding prosecco) shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass top with 2 oz. Le Grand Courtage Blanc de Blanc. Garnish candied pear sugared geode.

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Happy-Go-Lychee – Ginny Lanndt

Preparation: Shake all but wine with ice and strain into a chilled coupe with cucumber ribbon then top with wine. Add cucumber and lychee garnish.

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Joy To The Pearled – Tim Weigel

Preparation: Muddle the raspberries and add the remaining ingredients (except the GC sparkling rose). Shake with ice and add the Grand Courtage sparkling rose. Double strain over fresh ice inside of a crystal rocks glass. Garnish with lime wheel topped with some raspberry cocktail caviar. Ube syrup: mix a 1:1 simple syrup with ube puree and allow to mix. Strain the syrup.

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Le Liberté – J.A.Harrison

Preparation: Juice heirloom melons (I sourced Piel de Sapo heirloom melons locally). Combine 1 part melon juice with 1 part Le Grand Courtâge Blanc and 2 parts sugar and stir together to combine heating gently on the stovetop as necessary to incorporate Add all liquid ingredients in a highball glass over crushed ice and swizzle to incorporate garnish with a dusting of red currant powder and serve.

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Le Reveur – Danniel Keaveney

  • 1oz Plantation OFTD Rum
  • .5 oz Strawberry Syrup (.5 cup sugar .5 cup water cook until dissolved. Blend with an immersion blender. Strain with a fine mesh strainer)
  • .5 oz Lemon Juice
  • .5 oz Dry Orange Curaçao

Preparation: Shake with ice Double Strain into champagne flute Add 4-5 dashes of Fee Brothers Peach Bitters Fill with Le Grand Courtâge Brute Rose. Garnish the champagne flute by painting on some Strawberry syrup and placing lemon Zest on the glass.

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Seaside Joy – Daniel Friedman

Preparation: Combine rum lemon hibiscus honey and passion fruit liqueur in a shaker. Shake with ice for 9 seconds. Fine strain into a rocks glass with a large cube. Add brut to cocktail then top with pineapple coconut milk foam. Place 4 drops of angostura bitters on the foam and swirl. Garnish with bamboo leaves and orchids. Enjoy! Pineapple coconut milk foam: add one can (13.5oz) of unsweetened coconut milk and 2oz of Reál pineapple syrup to an ISI whipper charge and shake well. Hibiscus-infused honey: Make hibiscus tea by boiling 1 cup of loose hibiscus in 2 cups of water for 5 minutes or until deep ruby red. Add 64 grams of hibiscus tea for every 100 grams of wildflower honey.

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Sugar, Spice & Orange You Nice. – Nadine Madina

Preparation: Shake the first 2 ingredients til well chilled with ice in a shaker tin. Pour into a 5-ounce champagne tulip glass. Top with Le Grand Courtage Brut. Garnish; Orange candy drizzle with dark chocolate edible gold paint and 24-karat gold leaf.

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This That Glitter….Is! – Nicole Salicetti

  • 1.25 oz *salted butter croissant fat-washed vodka
  • .5 oz fresh Meyer lemon juice
  • .75 oz *green apple syrup
  • 2 oz Le Grand Courtage Brut Champagne
  • 3 dashes of grapefruit bitters

Preparation: Put a small amount of edible cocktail glitter into the champagne coupe prior to pouring the cocktail in. Put all ingredients less champagne into a shaker and shake with plenty of ice. Strain into a coupe and stir so that glitter swirls in the glass. Top with champagne and lay a glass apple gently on side of the glass. How to make homemade ingredients: *Salted butter croissant fat-washed vodka: soak one buttery croissant (86 g) into 200g of vodka (I chose Grey Goose) and .5 tsp salt. Let sit for 90 minutes and then remove the croissant from the liquid and place the vodka in the freezer. Gently separate the fat solids and strain the remaining liquid through coffee filters to get the final product. *Green apple syrup: juice enough green Granny Smith apples to yield 168g. Mix that juice with .6g of citric acid. Blend that mixture at room temperature on high speed for 5 minutes with 336g of sugar. *Glittered Gold Glass Apple garnish: slice green apples with a mandolin to 2.5 mm and place them in a lemon water bath. Then place slices on Silpat on a baking tray and place another tray on top. Bake in the oven for 25 minutes at 205°. Remove from heat and remove the top tray. Place back in the oven at reduced heat for 60 minutes more at 175°. Remove from oven and let sit for an hour. Make caramel syrup by combining 70g water and 200g sugar over heat in a pot adding 5g vinegar and 37g glucose stirring until boiling begins. Monitor temperature with a thermometer until it reaches 315° and then remove from heat. Dip slices of apple into syrup and lay flat to dry on Silpat. Dust with glitter.

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About Le Grand Courtâge

Independent, female-owned and managed, award-winning Frenc sparkling wine brand launched by American entrepreneur Tawnya Falkner, and today is one of the top-selling French sparkling wine brands in the Premium category. Sourcing from across multiple French wine regions, and blending unique varietals, these affordable sparkling wines offer the French cachet without the champagne price tag. These bubbles are crafted in Nuits Saint-Georges, Burgundy. Le Grand Courtâge Blanc de Blancs Brut is a blend of Chardonnay, Colombard, Ugni Blanc, and Chenin Blanc from Burgundy, Loire Valley, and Languedoc, and Le Grand Courtâge Brut Rosé is a blend of Chardonnay, Ugni Blanc, and Gamay from Burgundy, Languedoc, and Beaujolais. Sold nationally, Le Grand Courtâge symbolizes “the Great Courtship” and signifies the courtship between French and American wine culture, grapes from different regions, and the old and new world styles. Founder Tawnya Falkner’s vision was to create an affordable luxury that personifies the French spirit of joie de vivre and both elevates and celebrates the everyday.

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How to Explore Paris like ‘Emily in Paris’

December 12, 2022

Here’s where to find some of the main locations in the series and see Paris through Emily Cooper’s eyes!

With Season 3 of Emily In Paris finally releasing on December 21, 2022 we have put together our very own guide as you plan your trip to France to step into the shoes of Emily Cooper, the young American who has recently arrived in Paris (played by Lily Collins in Darren Starr’s new Netflix series).

We’ve put together a list of 10 of the iconic locations where shooting took place so you can visit them for yourself and feel like you’re living out your tres chic Parisian dreams.

Le Grand Courtâges owner, Tawnya Falkner, also took her own leap of faith just like Emily when she too moved to Paris to pursue a new life. Le Grand Courtâge produces our wines in France and you can easily order online to have them delivered straight for you to savor while you want the new season of Emily in Paris! Grab your bottle of French wine here, along with some popcorn or chips (truly an amazing pairing) and might we suggest some sequins and sweats for the Netflix & Chill with your favorite gal pals?

Where to Stay

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Grand Hotel Du Palais is located in the 1st arrondissement at 4 Rue de Valois in Paris, France.  The special thing about this hotel is that it shares a courtyard with Place de Valois, otherwise known as the front entrance to Emily in Paris’s famous place of work, Savoir.  If you stay at Grand Hotel Du Palais and you want the full Emily in Paris experience, they offer a special package with two tee shirts, a Parisian beret, and an exclusive balcony view of the courtyard!savior, Emily in parisInside Tip : Inside the same courtyard is a beautiful cafe Bistrot Valois, a favorite place of Emily in Paris’s own William Abadie.  During filming he can be spotted often reading and enjoy a glass of wine which we were lucky enough to discover during our time in Paris. 


Iconic Places to Visit in Paris

Pont Alexandre III

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The advertising campaign for the new perfume De l’heure is shot on the famous Pont Alexandre III, an iconic Paris bridge opened during the 1900 Universal Exhibition, or world’s fair. Stretching across the Seine to Les Invalides, it is one of Paris’s best-loved bridges and iconic world- wide so it’s no surprise that Emily chose this beautiful backdrop for her advertising shoot. It quite opulent and a fabulous example of the Belle Époque. It’s distinctive decoration includes 32 ornate candelabra and four statues representing French history from the Middle Ages to modern times. Near here are the Grand Palais and the Petit Palais, together with the Avenue des Champs-Elysées, on one side, with the Hôtel des Invalides and esplanade on the other.

Jardin du Palais Royal

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The beautifully landscaped grounds of a 17th-century palace called the Palais-Royal (now government buildings) are where Emily meets her new friend, Mindy, a nanny living in Paris, during her lunch break. It’s located in the center of Paris, just steps from the Louvre, making it the
perfect place to stop while touring the city. Making an eye-catching appearance in the TV show, the Jardin du Palais Royal certainly deserves a starring role. Surrounded by three centuries of elegant architecture, take a seat and admire the view from one the green chairs, which are so emblematic of the city. Be sure to look out for the monochrome striped Columns of Buren.
 La Boulangerie Moderne

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Emily’s go-to bakery. One pain au chocolat, please. Or several. Address: 16 Rue des Fossés Saint-Jacques, 75005 Paris, France

Palais Garnier

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The opera house where Emily ambushes Pierre Cadault during Swan Lake, wearing one of our favorite outfits of the entire season.  The opera house is designed by architect Charles Garnier is in honour of Emperor Napoleon III and is a real feast for the eyes. It is as famous for its opulent neo-baroque architecture and sweeping marble staircase and the must-see sights include the famous ceremonial room and the domed auditorium ceiling decorated by artist Marc Chagall.

Rue de Abreuvoir

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Dubbed the prettiest street in Paris by Mindy… it’s certainly quaint and perfect for a saunter through Montmartre and an aperitif! Also, where Emily sets up the Hasten bed campaign.  Rue de Abreuvoir 75018 Paris, France


La Maison Rose

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As one of the most instagrammable spots in the city, Emily visits rue de l’Abreuvoir, to dine at the La Maison Rose. Set in the artistic Montmartre district, its pink façade makes it picture perfect. This artist enclave allows you to follow in the footsteps of famous diners over the years including Picasso, Modigliani, Édith Piaf and Charles Aznavour.

Musée des Arts Forains

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Emily attends a soiree here and having been there, it truly is as stunning and unique as it appears in the show. It is essentially a fairground museum and is laid out over a series of rooms, it’s a museum by day and a glorious events space by night, with themes including magic mirrors in a circular circus-style tent and the delights of Venice. This beckons a bygone era and delights all that visit.

The Café de L’Homme

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The Café de l’Homme is the location of the launch party for the release of the fictional new fragrance De l’heure is held. Located in Trocadéro inside the Palais de Chaillot, the Café de l’Homme offers a magnificent view of the Eiffel Tower

Several major Paris museums are in the near vicinity: the Musée de l’Homme, the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, the Musée Guimet, the Palais de Tokyo, the Palais Galliera and the Musée Yves Saint Laurent.

Hotel Plaza Athénée

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For one of the best and very private views of Paris, then Hôtel Plaza Athénée is without a doubt one of the best opportunities.  Featured in the 7th episode when Emily looks after an actress staying in our famous Haute Couture Suite. It highlights the suite’s amazing view of the Eiffel Tower, perfectly captured in our picture-frame window. During the show you also see the lobby, La Galerie and Le Bar.

Where to shop

La Samaritaine


La Samaritaine is a beautiful department store located in Paris, France. It was originally built in 1869, and is the still to this date the most successful department store in Paris. Not only does this department store have some of the best shopping inn the city, it also contains some of the most authentic and unique dining experiences that Peris has to offer.  If you go, don’t miss out on the macaroons that French Terroirs has to offer!

Where to Eat

Café de Flor

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The Iconic place that Emily meets her short term lover Thomas while enjoy some wine on her own one night out in Paris. Café de Flor is one of the oldest coffee houses in all of Paris. Just like Thomas said in Emily In Paris, many famous philosophers used to visit the coffeehouses long ago, as it’s said to have opened its doors in 1885 .

If you go, don’t miss out on the French Onion Soup.

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Make your own food!

Marché d’Aligre.

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This is the market that Gabrielle takes Emily to collect ingredients for her birthday dinner that they make together inn season 2. Head over on a nice day and collect some of the freshest ingredients in Paris at this cute outdoor market. Grab some tomatoes and fresh pasta and cook up some fresh pasta just like Emily.

Head over to our entertain page for more fresh recipes to pair with your Sparkling wine.

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Netflix Emily in Paris French Themed Watch Party for Season Three Premiere

Emily In Paris has captured our hearts the past two seasons on Netflix and we are so ready for the highly anticipated return of the series with the upcoming premiere of season three!  We can’t wait to see all the tres chic looks they will be serving up.

So much story to tell this season: Will Emily and Camille reconcile? Will Mindy’s burgeoning singing career take flight? What will happen in the love triangle with Gabriel, Emily, and Alfie? 

The characters’ social lives, soirees, and what they eat, and drink are just another element of what intrigues people and what they want to emulate from the show. Falling in love with the light-hearted storyline and characters is easy, and we couldn’t help but indulge further in the romance of France on the screen.

We’ll be tuning in to watch and throwing a fun French-themed watch party to celebrate! Read on for how to throw an Emily Cooper-inspired Paris-themed soirée.

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French Party Menu

It’s all about simple elegance and elevating the ordinary when it comes to planning a French party menu. 
Easy Faire to wow your guests without a ton of prep…and we often suggest cutting and prepping the night before so the day of is less stressful and there is more time for your guests.

We are also fans of the partially homemade concept – meaning buy at the store and then embellish with your own special touches or of course when short on time, Trader Joe’s always has a great assortment of frozen apps to quickly heat up and save the day (French onion soup bites, Mini Quiche, Mac & Cheese bites, 5 Cheese Greek Spiral, Creamy Cauliflower Jalapeño Dip, Spinach & Artichoke Dip)

Parisienne Ambiance

Bring the romantic city of lights into your space! Candles and twinkle lights will make you feel like you’re enjoying an evening in Gabriel’s restaurant, Les Deux Compères. For added Parisian flair, put on a French inspired playlist from Spotify, Amazon Music, or Pandora to really set the scene!

Savoir Inspired Party Favors

Get your beret on! The quintessential accessory of France. Amazon has amazing and affordable packs of berets perfect for French party favors and fun props!

Mini Eiffel towers for each place setting

Parisian Themed Party Favor Popcorn Treat Boxes 

Mini bottles of Le Grand Courtage French sparkling wine to take home and continue the merriment. 187ml Blanc de Blancs Brut or 187ml Brut Rose

Wine & Cocktails

Pop, Fizz, Clink: The Universal Sound Of Happy and the inspiration for Emily’s champagne campaign at Savoir! 

French Elegance meets American Appeal with female -founded French sparkling and rosé wines from Le Grand Courtâge. Our Proprietor/CEO has a similar story to Emily as she took the leap as a Francophile at heart, and moved to Paris and Burgundy to follow her passion for food, wine, and travel – even though she too wasn’t fluent in the language. Tawnya Falkner left her real estate/design career in California and moved to France to create affordable luxury wines that embody the French spirit of joie de vivre

Her passion resulted in three award-winning 90+ point wines: sparkling varieties Le Grand Courtâge Blanc de Blancs Brut & Le Grand Courtâge Brut Rosé from the Burgundy region & still, Southern France Provence style Très Chic Rosé, each with their own essence and personality, not unlike the characters in Netflix’s Emily In Paris! 

We drew some amazing parallels between our brand and the show, including the personalities of Emily, Mindy, and Camille respective to our three distinct French wines. Read the full blog here and perhaps discover which wine fits your personality!! 

Ideal for foolproof food pairings and cocktail mixing, these affordable French wines pair with most anything and make delicious bubbly and rosé cocktails. 

Here are two cocktails we created especially for Emily in Paris:

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The Sophie

Use the French Chambord raspberry liqueur for this part sweet, part edgy sophisticated sparkling cocktail.

Chill a champagne coupe. In a glass, combine vermouth, Chambord, and gin. Add the ice and stir to chill. Strain into the chilled coupe glass. Top with a splash of brut. Garnish with a few blackberries.

Gabriel’s Passion

Strong & Classic. A French interpretation of the famed old-fashioned.

Place sugar cubes in a rocks glass. Pour whiskey on top to dissolve the sugar cubes. Next, add the bitters and ice, and stir. Top with brut rosé and garnish with an orange slice or twist.

For the ultimate experience, serve this exquisite cocktail in the best whiskey glasses on Liiton, enhancing both its visual appeal and your drinking pleasure. Crafted with precision and elegance, these glasses elevate every sip to a luxurious affair, perfectly complementing the sophistication of this French interpretation of the famed old-fashioned.

Thirsty for more?

Click Links for more favorite cocktail recipes  LGC Cocktails by Spirit Type or LGC Healthy/Low & Lite Cocktails or our  Spritz Alternatives and we have Frosé Cocktail Options. We’ve also curated a collection of entertaining inspiration Entertaining Inspiration & Playlists.

When Tawnya, our founder set out on this journey, she saw a unique opportunity to create an affordable luxury that is timeless and elegant, yet contemporary and relatable. She wanted to personify the French spirit and create something that allows people to treat themselves and revel in that ‘champagne state of mind’.

Le Grand Courtâge, intended to mean, “the great courtship” reflects the journey of life as we navigate and negotiate love and friendships (similar to the show). Our name signifies French and American styles converging and it is a marriage of the old and new world. Like Emily, we are all about Amour and bringing an air of chic sophistication and Haute-ness…  

While you might not be in Paris, you can channel your inner Francophile and pretend.  Our wines are perfect for Breakfast to Dessert, and are delicious on their own, as a food pairing, an aperitif &/or for cocktails. For us, it is about maintaining a ‘champagne state of mind’ &/or living through ‘rosé colored glasses, much like Emily and all her friends.

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Gift Guide For The Champagne/Bubbly Lover

November 9, 2022
  • Le Grand Courtage Sparkling Wines
    • Created by an American Woman who moved to France to create an affordable luxury: wines that elevate and celebrate the everyday! Affordable French sparkling wines each score over 90 points! Beautiful pearlescent details and amazing value. Available in 750ml & “mini” 187ml bottles.
  • Sugarfina Sweets
    • Elevated candies for grown-ups! We recommend the Champagne Bears.
  • Vinglacé Champagne Gift Set
    • This popular set comes with 2 Champagne Flutes, in a beautiful gift box, that keeps sparkling wine chilled to the last drop. Includes slide-close lids.
  • Champagne Night Shirt
    • By Mark & Graham elevated gifts, “This fun champagne print adds a playful touch to this luxuriously soft nightshirt. Made from 100% cotton that just gets softer with every wash and features pearlized buttons and French cuffs with bottom closures. Perfect for sleeping, this nightshirt makes a beautiful gift for bridesmaids, the bride-to-be, birthdays, holidays, or anyone who loves champagne!”
  • Let’s Toast Champagne Scented Candle
    • By Homesick, burns 60-80 hours, is nontoxic, and is made with no parabens. Hints of champagne grapes, pineapple, and grapefruit.
  • Bubbly: A Book Of Bubbly Cocktail Recipes
    • An entertaining essential for the champagne lover! Amazing delicious cocktail recipes in a beautiful book perfect for a coffee table or bar cart.
  • Sabre
    • Everyone’s favorite party trick- sabering a champagne bottle! This luxury saber (available on amazon!) will excite a true champagne lover!

Gift Guide For The Champagne

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Gift Guide For The Foodie

  • Ladurée Macarons
      •  Napoleon 18 count gift box in the classic green box is a special treat of classic French macarons.
  • Williams Sonoma 3 month European Cheese Subscription
      • “This distinctive collection includes nine popular cheeses from Italy, Spain & France. Featuring cow’s milk, goat’s, & sheep’s milk cheeses, this assortment is a wonderful for happy hour & makes a memorable gift”
  • Sugarwish Gourmet Popcorn
      • Gourmet, small-batch, elevated popcorn available in 50+ delicious flavors!
  • The Fab Fête Souffles
      • Feel like you’re in a French bistro any time with these famous gourmet cheese soufflés ready to cook for a dinner party or intimate night in. Featured in Oprah’s Favorite Things!
  • Hudson Valley Foie Gras
      • Their mousse of foie gras “provides the traditional, ultra-smooth, rich Foie Gras taste you have come to expect in a spreadable, ready to eat offering.”
  • Le Grand Courtâge Wine Trio – Wine Tasting Flight Through France
      • We’ve created this trio pack which includes one (1) bottle each of Burgundy, France Region sparkling wines Le Grand Courtâge Blanc de Blancs Brut, Le Grand Courtâge Brut Rosé, and Southern France Provence Style Très Chic Rosé. Cuisine & cocktail friendly for practically foolproof food pairing brunch through dessert and cocktail mixing!

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