Brandy vs Champagne - What's the difference?

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In uncountable terms the difference between brandy and champagne

is that brandy is an alcoholic liquor distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice while champagne is a sparkling white wine made from a blend of grapes, especially Chardonnay and pinot, produced in Champagne by the méthode champenoise.

In countable terms the difference between brandy and champagne

is that brandy is a glass of brandy while champagne is a glass of champagne.

In transitive terms the difference between brandy and champagne

is that brandy is to preserve, flavour, or mix with brandy while champagne is to ply or treat with champagne.

As an adjective champagne is

of a very pale brownish-gold color, similar to that of champagne.

brandy

English

(wikipedia brandy)

Noun

  • (uncountable) An alcoholic liquor distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice.
  • (countable) Any variety of brandy.
  • (countable) A glass of brandy.
  • Derived terms

    * apple brandy * apricot brandy * brandy Alexander * brandy and soda * brandy-ball * brandy-bottle * brandy butter * brandy-cherry * brandy-cowe * brandy paper * brandy-pawnee * brandy-peach * brandy-smash * brandy snap * brandy-wine * cherry brandy * cider brandy * corn-brandy * cut brandy * peach brandy * plum brandy * pomace brandy

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • To preserve, flavour, or mix with brandy.
  • See also

    * cognac ----

    champagne

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A region and former province of France.
  • Derived terms

    * champagne