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How the English invented Champagne! Research shows original sparkling wine

How the English invented Champagne! Research shows original sparkling wine and the bottles they came in were first dreamed up on this side of the Channel Secondary fermentation was first described in Winchcombe, England, in 1662 That is more than 30 years before Dom Perignon ‘discovered’ it in France British also made thicker wine bottles as they switched to coal ...

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