The knight who invented champagne

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Move aside Dom Perignon, the real inventor of champagne was an English knight. Every time you crack open a bottle of champagne, you can thank Sir Kenelm Digby. He was a real 17th-century Renaissance Man with diverse intellectual interests, including wine and bottle-making. Not only did he pioneer the classical method for making champagne, but he also invented the iconic champagne bottle shape. Read full article here

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