That day the priest of the Abbey of Auviellier in the Champagne province, Dom Pierre Perignon, decided to uncork a bottle of wine made according to his own recipe. The wine in the bottle seemed tainted, it hissed and foamed suspiciously, but nevertheless he dared to drink it. That is the beginning of the history of wine for aristocrats, degenerates, risk takers, and those celebrating the New Year in Russia – the Champagne. By the way, do you know where this abbey was located? It was not far from the town of Ai. Let's remember Pushkin: “To Ai I am no longer able....” Or Blok: “I sent you a black rose in a glass golden as the sky Ai.”
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