Global Champagne Day🍾

Category: Alcohol
Global Champagne Day in United Kingdom in 2024
Image from Pixabay. CC0

About Global Champagne Day

How long until Global Champagne Day?
Global Champagne Day .
Dates of Global Champagne Day
2025 United Kingdom Friday, October 24thGlobal Champagne Day
2024 United Kingdom Friday, October 18thGlobal Champagne Day
2023 United Kingdom Friday, October 20thGlobal Champagne Day
2022 United Kingdom Friday, October 21stGlobal Champagne Day
2021 United Kingdom Friday, October 22ndGlobal Champagne Day
Summary
Don't wait until New Year's Eve - clink your glasses today for Global Champagne Day
Global Champagne Day in other countries
Global Champagne Day internationally

Even though Champagne is French, the idea for a Global Champagne Day began in the USA in 2009. It was initiated by an American blogger, Chris Oggenfuss who wanted to honour the wine of kings.

Champagne is a sparkling wine, It originates from France and in the EU, it is illegal to call any sparkling wine, Champagne if it doesn't come from the Champagne region of France.

"Champagne to our real friends, and real pain to our sham friends."

R.S. SURTEES

The pressure in the bottle led it to be called the “Devil’s Wine”. Early champagne manufacturers came down to their cellars to find some corks had blown out of their bottles prematurely. They attributed this to spiritual beings. This caused many champagne-makers to wear iron helmets to prevent injury.

Christening ships with champagne started in Babylonia, where they would pour liquid over the hull to check for holes, before launching a new ship. This gradually turned into a ceremony using many different kinds of liquids and beverages. Champagne became the favorite in the late 1900s. Some go to great lengths to make sure the bottle does in fact break every time.

Find out more

Similar Observances

Read more about National Wine and Cheese Day

National Wine and Cheese Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Wine and Cheese Day

Read More
Read more about Albariño Day

Albariño Day

Raise a glass to this crisp Iberian white wine.

Read More
Read more about International Beer Day

International Beer Day 🍻

All hail the Ale! Cheers to the beer!

Read More
Read more about National Prosecco Day

National Prosecco Day

On this day, there is no need to look at your watch, as it's always Prosecco o'clock!

Read More
Explore more Alcohol holidays

Other Observances on October 18th 2024

Read more about National Necktie Day

National Necktie Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Necktie Day

Read More
Read more about World Menopause Day

World Menopause Day

World Menopause Day is a worldwide awareness call for women who face health issues when approaching, during and beyond the menopause.

Read More
Read more about World Okapi Day

World Okapi Day

Learn about the fascinating Okapi, its conservation challenges and how you can contribute to safeguarding this unique species' future.

Read More
Read more about Spiritual Consent Day

Spiritual Consent Day

Find out the history and background to the Spiritual Consent Day observed in Kazakhstan.

Read More
All events on October 18th 2024