Each bottle of Champagne contains around 50 million bubbles. But will any of them accelerate the inebriation process? Victor Bezrukov/Flickr.com hide caption itoggle caption Victor Bezrukov/Flickr.com The Salt Does Champagne Actually Get You Drunk Faster? December 31, 2013 Search for "Champagne, bubbles and drunk," and you'll get headlines like "Why Bubbles Make You More Giggly." But when we took a close look at the science supporting the urban legend, we weren't impressed. The effect doesn't happen to everyone, and when it does, it's just temporary.