A popular gag at festivals, for which at least ten glasses are needed. Excellent for that is the coupe, Champagne purists claim that this is the only meaningful use of this glass form. For these ten glasses you need two standard bottles champagne ( sparkling wine. sparkling wine ) or one Magnum, On a flat surface, six glasses are arranged in a circle, with the edges of the glass touching each other. Then three more glasses are placed in triangular form as a second level. The last glass is positioned exactly on the center of the triangle. Now the top glass is slowly and steadily overfilled, until the six glasses of the lowest level are filled. It is recommended that you practice the procedure with water first.
Of course, there were always record attempts in this context, which are described in the "Guinness Book of the Records "Are described. In 1993, a 7.85 meter high pyramid was built in Las Vegas, which consisted of 47 levels and 23,642 glasses. The pyramid was from the champagne house Moët et Chandon built and filled. It should be noted that this is long-stemmed Flûtes were used. This record was far surpassed by the number of glasses in 2004. Employees of the champagne house Leclerc-Briant built a 7.02 meter high pyramid with 33,081 glasses. The company boss Pascal Leclerc was lifted with a crane to pour. However, the slightly more stackable coupes were used. There is a video on YouTube (click). See also other curiosities below Customs in viticulture,