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Would You Rather Drink Champagne From a Flute or a Coup?


insanitypepper insanitypepper 8 years
We use both. We only have a pair of coupes, so we use those when it's just the two of us. But for a party we serve champagne from flutes. I'd like to have more coupes, but they're hard to find. And then I'd have to trust other people not to spill.
emalove emalove 8 years's more elegant for sure.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
macchiatolove macchiatolove 8 years
I prefer the flute. I think it's easier to spill in a coupe :)
eshellmoyer eshellmoyer 8 years
I second that danaruth. I have to tip my head all the way back to drink the second half of my champagne from a flute, which hardly makes me feel elegant. Also, I like the story about how the coupe was modeled after Marie Antoinette's breast, because it's so silly.
danaruth danaruth 8 years
I love champagne, but I have a big nose and it makes drinking out of a flute difficult. The bigger bowl of the coupe lets me get closer to the champagne so I can smell it first. Honest to goodness truth.
ElizabethRae ElizabethRae 8 years
I love both a lot. I don't know why, they're just so beautiful! Flutes are harder to spill, but I got a set of coupes for Christmas that I l-o-v-e. I think it's a tie.
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 8 years
Flutes, thank you!
Modus-Vivendi Modus-Vivendi 8 years
Agreed, flute! Because I think it makes it taste better, and I'm less likely to spill.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i'm a flute person. i don't know - i like the classic ways of doing things sometimes.
dootsie dootsie 8 years
For the people who don't know what the difference would be... A flute keeps the carbonation in better and concentrates the flavor so that each sip is a punch in the mouth. A coupe lets out carbonation and concentrates the taste, but allows one to savor the smell and gives a lighter taste.
neonbee neonbee 8 years
I don't really care, but I like the look of champagne in a flute.
bjg007 bjg007 8 years
lily_xx lily_xx 8 years
A flute! I'm actually pretty passionate about this. Champagne is my favorite drink and it just doesn't have the same allure when it's not served in a flute. :)
LoveSarah LoveSarah 8 years
Flutes hold more, and it's harder to spill them! :)
itsme3683 itsme3683 8 years
mswender, i was thinking the same! plus, in a coupe, it feels so top-heavy I'm afraid I'm going to spill.
miss-malone miss-malone 8 years
Either one, I think they are both very elegant :)
mswender mswender 8 years
I am a very technical!
mswender mswender 8 years
A flute is mush better for champagne, keeps the bubbles and all that science of wine stuff
celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 8 years
a coup, only because i've never drank from one. :P
CoconutPie CoconutPie 8 years
I have always preferred flutes. They feel more elegant. **It's coupe, not coup.
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