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[Luxus+ Magazine] A brief history of luxury: how did champagne become the drink of celebration?

[Luxus+ Magazine] A brief history of luxury: how did champagne become the drink of celebration?

Since 2009, the last Friday of October has been dedicated to the celebration of World Champagne Day. This is an opportunity to retrace the history of this French sparkling wine, which has become an integral part of the festive atmosphere in France.

 

This year, World Champagne Day falls on Friday, October 22, 2021. Before rushing out to buy a bottle of Ruinart to celebrate, let’s first look at the origins of this sparkling elixir.

 

 

The first traces of vine cultivation in Champagne date back to Antiquity, during the Gallo-Roman period, when vases and cups were found. But archaeologists and historians qualify these discoveries, suggesting that the containers could contain water, mead, or any other liquid.

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