EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHAMPAGNE
Much of it, apparently, he will convert into that champagne he now drinks.
The scent of a big item was in his nostrils, and it stimulated him like champagne.
We'll have a champagne supper, with cider for champagne, eh, dad?
A single glass of champagne imparts a feeling of exhilaration.
You will taste some of the sofas and tables to-day in his champagne.
It was Cornish who opened the champagne and poured it into their glasses.
There was a choice of wines, and notably some bottles of champagne on a side table.
I have taken the champagne for granted, and it's cooling now in a tub somewhere.
Born at Champagne, in Lorraine, of poor parents, he was first apprenticed to a pastrycook.
As he joined those at the table I constrained myself to serve the champagne.
1660s, from French, short for vin de Champagne "wine made in Champagne," former province in northwest France, literally "open country" (see campaign (n.)). Originally any wine from this region, focused to the modern meaning late 18c.