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


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Throughout history, waves of invaders have coveted the northeast corner of France: Attila the Hun in the fifth century, the English in the Hundred Years War, the Prussians in the nineteenth century. Yet this region - which historians say has suffered more battles and wars than any other place on earth - is also the birthplace of one thing the entire world equates with good times, friendship and celebration: champagne.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Throughout history, waves of invaders have coveted the northeast corner of France: Attila the Hun in the fifth century, the English in the Hundred Years War, the Prussians in the nineteenth century. Yet this region - which historians say has suffered more battles and wars than any other place on earth - is also the birthplace of one thing the entire world equates with good times, friendship and celebration: champagne.

Champagne is the story of the world's favourite wine. It tells how a sparkling beverage that became the toast of society during the Belle Epoque emerged after World War I as a global icon of fine taste and good living. The book celebrates the gutsy, larger-than-life characters whose proud determination nurtured and preserved the land and its grapes throughout centuries of conflict.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780060737931
  • ISBN-10: 006073793X
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: December 2006
  • Page Count: 286
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.2 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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