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Tis the Season! Tis the season for the drink that signifies celebration more than any other.  Champagne gained this reputation as French kings were traditionally anointed in the city of Reims and the local wine was served as part of the coronation festivities.  Word spread quickly about this exotic wine served by the rich and powerful and at the same time the emergence of the middle class was happening.  Due to great marketing from the Champagne houses, Champagne quickly became a symbol of the middle class for upward mobility, 200+ years later Champagne still possesses this status symbol. Champagne is simply a sparkling wine typically made up of three different grapes;  Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier although several other...

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