Champagne : How the World's Most Glamorous Wine Triumphed Over War and Hard Times

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In this history of champagne, the authors show how this sparkling wine, born of bloodshed, became a symbol of glamour, good times, and celebration.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 300 pages
  • 146 x 208 x 26mm | 498.96g
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0470027827
  • 9780470027820
  • 1,268,880

Table of contents

This Hallowed Soil. The Monarch and the Monk. The Men in the Iron Masks. On the Top of Golden Hours. All That Glitters. When the Marne Drank Champagne. Up the Bloody Slopes. Underground, Under Fire. No Drums, No Trumpets. When the Bubbles Burst. The Gallant Wines. Notes. Bibliography. Acknowledgments.
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"...a highly recommended read..." (France Magazine, May 2006)
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"...a highly recommended read..." (France Magazine, May 2006)
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