The Science of Champagne’s Origins

Researchers have conducted a meticulous study to trace the exact origin of Champagne or, more precisely, of the vine and grapes behind the renown of a wine unlike any other. Beyond the famous monk, Pierre Pérignon, and the invention of “bubbles” by the English, analysing grape pips immersed in a well for centuries has shed light on the precise origin of the famous Champenoise variety of wine.

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