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You Have the Founding Mothers of Champagne to Thank for the Bubbly You Drink Today

In honor of International Women’s Day, Town & Country has penned a wonderfully detailed story that gives credit to many Grande Dames of Champagne, including Lily Bollinger. The article chronicles the many accomplishments of these women and the important roles each played in their Houses. Lily, who took the reigns of Champagne Bollinger after her husband passed away in World War II, is credited for modernizing the house through product innovation and global marketing. Among her greatest achievements is helping to create R.D., the prestige cuvee of the house. Many people also lovingly remember the late Lily Bollinger for a quote she shared with The Daily Mail“I drink Champagne when I’m happy and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I’m not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise, I never touch it—unless I’m thirsty.”

Read the full story here 

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