As if you need an excuse for the intake of this godly alcoholic beverage – I mean, it’s champagne! We love everything about champagne! We love the love the sound of a cork being popped, champagne being poured into a glass and the bubbles sparkling up your life. But just in case you need a little extra motivation to pop a bottle… here’s 5 reasons to drink champagne!
1. Less Calories
Most people don’t know this, but there’s actual less calories in a glass of champagne than a glass of wine. While a glass of wine usually contains roughly 120 calories, a glass of champagne is only 80 calories. So next time you’re in a restaurant, skip your usual red wine and order champagne instead!
2. Healthy Heart
Champagne is actually as healthy for your heart as a glass of red wine. Like red wine, champagne is made from red and white grapes and therefore contains resveratrol and polyphenol. These antioxidants prevent damage to your blood vessels, reduces bad cholesterol, results in lower blood pressure and helps reduce the risk of heart problems and strokes.
3. Better Memory
Drinking champagne is said to improve your memory and spatial awareness. According to a study, a moderate consumption of champagne has the potential to influence cognitive functioning and can help delay the onset of degenerative brain disorders such as dementia.
4. Glowing Skin
Drinking champagne can help detoxify your skin. The antioxidants in champagne and tartaric acid even out your skin tone, resulting in a smoother and more glowing skin!
5. Taste Sensation
Champagne is a beautiful complex wine. It’s a blend of riped grape varieties from vineyards throughout the Champagne region. Wines undergo traditional fermentation in the bottle, spending a minimum of three years on the lees and this results in complex aromas and rich flavors.
And as Napoleon Bonaparte used to say… “I drink champagne when I win, to celebrate – and I drink champagne when I lose, to console myself.”
There you have it – there’s always a reason to drink champagne!