New Year's Eve is the champagne of holidays — potentially explosive, highly pressurized, and if done incorrectly, wrought with the worst headaches imaginable. From Kermit to Casablanca, here are five pop culture benchmarks in honor of the bubbly tempest. Welcome to 2013.
"Champagne is a great leveler. It makes you my equal. Well, almost my equal."
The Muppet Movie
"Sparkling Muscatel, one of the finest wines of Idaho."
Ann Margret hurls a bottle of champagne into the television. A lifetime of therapy ensues.
A tremendous number of alcoholic beverages are consumed in this film, many of them champagne and champagne-based cocktails. Below are a few recipes, modifications, and methods for a pouring a perfect version.