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New Year's Champagne with Grapes

Created By: Yunhee Kim, Johnny Miller, Laura Moss, ILLOS TK

Introduction

In Spain, revelers mark the new year by quickly eating a dozen grapes at midnight. The fruit is said to be a predictor of the year ahead: Each sweet grape represents a good month, each sour grape a less-than-lucky one. 

Adopt the tradition by threading grapes onto skewers, and serve each in a glass of Champagne just before the countdown.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, January

Reviews (2)

  • 1 Jan, 2009

    this is a great idea and it is really pretty but you have to do the grapes right before serving the champagne. we did the grapes before our party started at 9 and froze them to keep them fresh. took the grapes out of the fridge at 11: 30 and by the time we made it to the toast the grapes has turned brown, they looked like olives and were not vibrant or appealing at all!

  • 29 Dec, 2008

    From Barcelona, Spain. It's a nice and festive way to serve our traditional grapes in New Year's Eve. Happy 2009 !!