Literary works with memorable champagne scenes in literary history

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Richard Juhlin

The business of champagne is one that relies on the global market. At the same time, it is influential to a wide range of sectors including social science, economics, politics, art, as well as the world of literature. It has been used to indicate the social status of the characters, such as metaphorically conveying the life of desire in renowned literary works. For instance, Eugene Onegin, written by the eminent Russian writer Alexander Pushkin, has a passage where Pushkin states: 

‘Champagne is like a mistress/ Sparkling, lively, and capricious / Wilful, wild, but empty too…”

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