Champagne : It's been said that Champagne in northern France has been the site of more bloody battles, fiery incursions, and large-scale wars than any other place on earth. From the time of Attila the Hun to the Germans in World War II, countless invaders have tried to conquer this strife-torn land. Yet somehow it managed to become the birthplace of the world's most beloved wine. In this engrossing and unforgettable history, authors Don and Petie Kladstrup show how this sparkling wine, born of bloodshed, became a symbol of glamour, good times, and celebration.
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