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bartender secrets and new stoppers and gadgets best to save expensive leftover champagne and keep it fizzy for days after the party ends.

8 Bartender Secrets and New Tools Best to Save Leftover Champagne

Surely you’ve had this dilemma: you’ve sprung for a premium luxury bottle of champagne or sparkling wine, and there’s a significant amount left in the bottle when the celebration ends. Now what? Pour it out? Ouch. Drink the rest yourself? Maybe not . . . Preserve it and keep the bubbles fizzy until the mood strikes again? It may sound unlikely, but it’s actually possible to save that bottle, dear reader. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy investigated, and she’s sharing bartender secrets and new stoppers and gadgets best to save expensive leftover champagne and keep it fizzy for days after the party ends.

best edible Advent Calendars, with food, wine, spirits, sweets and more for 2021. 

12 Edible Advent Calendars Perfect for Food Lovers Holiday 2021

Part of the fun of the approach of  the holiday season in 2021 is discovering all the Advent Calendars that luxury brands of all kinds have created this year. We’ll turn our attention to the beauty aisle in a separate post. Right now we’re hungry for an edible Advent Calendar – one that has a little treat for every day from December 1 to 25. ‘Cause why not? The holidays can be stressful and a small daily indulgence sounds like an extremely sensible coping mechanism, in our humble opinion. Accordingly, our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the 12 absolutely best edible Advent Calendars, with food, wine, spirits, sweets and more for 2021. Watch your back, Christmas. Halloween is trying to muscle in on this, too.