Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Champagne Anyone?

The shallow champagne glass originated with Marie Antoinette, from wax molds made of her breasts.

7 comments:

downtown guy said...

And it's just been discovered that most of the flavor in the bubbly is the result of the bubbles themselves.

Joy said...

I never knew that. Interesting!

downtown guy said...

Heard it on NPR this morning.

Mariana Soffer said...

Joy, what an interesting anecdote I loved it, I guess this woman was a obsess with sex, was she?

Beth said...

I prefer tulip-shaped champagne glasses. I wonder whose breasts those were modeled after?

Vaklam said...

I prefer tulip-shaped champagne glasses. I wonder whose breasts those were modeled after?

Madonna's.

lelocolon said...

Good to know, but that kinds of ruin it the experience for me, LOL.