Champagne Was Invented By People Who Never Had Sex

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Several nameless and sexless Benedictine Monks from Carcassonne in the south of France are credited with making the first sparkling wine — and it was probably really terrible. The monks of Carcassonne bottled white wine before fermentation was complete and trapped the carbon…

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Joshua Edward

Joshua Edward

American Expat in France. Instructor of International Finance & Business Strategy. Single Dad (now with help). Historical Fiction Writer. Formerly Corporate.