The Knight Who Invented Champagne: How Sir Kenelm Digby developed robust glass bottles - verre Anglais - which enabled wine and cider-makers to produc Cover Image
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The Knight Who Invented Champagne is the story of how developments in the British glass industry in the early part of the 17th century led to the production by Sir Kenelm Digby of strong glass bottles, the so-called verre Anglais. These 'shaft and globe' bottles, strong enough to contain the pressure of a second fermentation, led to the production of bottle-fermented sparkling wines and ciders.

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ISBN: 9781916329621
ISBN-10: 1916329624
Publisher: S. P. Skelton Ltd
Publication Date: April 16th, 2021
Pages: 168
Language: English