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Getting to the heart of champagne with G.H. Mumm

G.H. Mumm champagne is one for the ages. Established in 1761, the Mumm family started their business as wine producers in Cologne, Germany before the next generation’s lineage established a new branch in the Champagne region of France in 1827 with the help of a local representative, G.Heuser.

 

Dating back to the time when Napoleon ruled, the traditional way to open a bottle of champagne was through a technique called sabrage, in which the cavalry soldiers would use their sabre swords.

In layman's terms, this is basically a fancy way to open a bottle by using a big ol’ knife. Now unless you’re well versed in this practice we probably don’t recommend opening a bottle of this calibre in this way, but look, if you’re feeling confident, go for it.

 

But what do you picture when you think of champagne?

Did you know there are different types of champagne?

G.H. Mumm is one of the most successful, longest-running and traditional champagne brands on...

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