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Upon tasting champagne, Benedictine monk Dom Pierre Perignon once uttered, “Come quickly, I am tasting stars!”

The popular story attributes Dom as the accidental inventor of champagne in 1688, but historians generally agree that the British were the first to invent this bubbly drink.  43 more words

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Artketing: Michael Riedel for Dom Pérignon

German abstract artist Michael Riedel has collaborated with Dom Pérignon to create the packaging for a limited edition of two vintages: Dom Pérignon Vintage 2006 and Dom Pérignon Rosé 2004. 117 more words



August 4 in history:

Were you born on August 4th? Prove it!

In 2011, under pressure from critics, President Barack Obama produced a birth certificate showing that he was born in Hawaii on August 4th, 1961. 114 more words

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A Brief History of Champagne

In 1688, a Benedictine monk named Pierre Pérignon was appointed the treasurer of the Abby of Hautvillers. His duties included wine-making and the management of the wine cellars. 393 more words

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Épernay, a town with fizz

There’s only one place in the world that has an Avenue de Champagne; only one with a 3km road lined with champagne houses, where sampling the sparkling delights within is pretty much obligatory; only one place on earth with well over 200 million bottles of champagne, stored in 110 km of underground tunnels. 640 more words


Champagne, the King of Wine - Dom Perignon

Come quickly, my brothers… I am tasting stars!”

Dom Pierre Perignon, when he tasted the first Champagne of his own creation.

Last week, we did a little introduction on Champagne. 1,118 more words

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