December 31 – National Champagne Day

National Champagne Day 


Facts on Champagne

  • National Champagne Day falls on New Years Eve, perhaps because the two make an obvious pairing.
  • Champagne is associated with celebrations, so it is no surprise it was and still is the drink of choice for the festivities.
  • Outside of New Year’s, sparkling wine is perhaps most popularly drunk at brunch in the form of a Mimosa.
  • By law, to accurately be called Champagne, the grapes used in the production of the wine must come from the Champagne region of France. If not it is called sparkling wine.
  • Champagne pairs very well with rich or oily foods, even Pizza!




October 4 – National Vodka Day

National Vodka Day 

mocktail & Shaker

Facts on Vodka 

One could go on about Vodka for ever, but will spare you with the highlights and share my favorite Vodka drink. It is served chilled, served up, with a dash a Peppadew® juice, and a Red Peppadew® Pepper. Cheers to the PeppaTini!

October 2 – National Scallops Day

National Scallops Day

scallops 9

Food Facts on Scallops 

  • Scallops are typically two to five inches in size and can swim by rapidly opening and closing their shells.
  • The muscle used for this activity is the only part of the animal that we eat.
  • Scallops are a highly prized seafood delicacy, known for their delectable taste and the variety of ways in which they can be prepared.
  • Scallops are found in all of the world’s oceans.
  • Scallops that are without any additives are called “dry packed”, scallops that are treated with sodium tripolyphosphate are called “wet packed”.