The Art of Champagne Sabrage

Samantha PillingFood and Drink

A Champagne bottle, cavalry sword and a celebration in full swing – what could be more ceremonial or flamboyant! Champagne sabrage has long been seen as a sign of celebration and victory, but when did this type of celebration first start? And, as many people are inevitably thinking – is it easy to do? The origins of Champagne sabrage It’s … Read More

Sabrage: the true mark of ceremonial splendour!

Samantha PillingEntertainment, Food and Drink, Latest News

Sabrage

Sabrage, the act of slicing off the cork from a bottle of champagne, is the mark of ceremonial splendour – and what better place to celebrate both the art and ceremony, than in the beautiful 17th century Grim’s Dyke hotel? History of Sabrage Sabrage is said to have started with Napoleon’s infamous cavalry, the Hussards, celebrating their spectacular victories across … Read More