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Louis XVI’s Champagne found in the Baltic


In yet another example of technology used for the greater good, divers earlier this week discovered about 30 bottles of champagne in a shipwreck in the Baltic. The well-preserved bottles are thought to be the world’s oldest drinkable champagne. Furthermore, the find is thought to date back to the 1780s and is believed to be Veuve Clicquot. Thus, it has been suggested that the bottles may have belonged to Louis XVI.

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