women and wine history

The History of Champagne Sabrage

The History of Champagne Sabrage “Sabering” describes the art of opening a wine bottle with a sword and requires great skill to accomplish successfully. Legend says that Napoleon Bonaparte’s soldiers were the first people […]

The Widow Madame Clicquot: How One Woman Changed the Entire Champagne Industry

The Widow Clicquot: How One Woman Changed the Entire Champagne Industry She invented the “table de remuage” (riddling table) to clarify champagne, and found out how to make wine clear and beautiful in a glass. […]


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