Review: The Widow Clicquot

Rewiew:New York Times bestseller The Widow Clicquot: The story of a champagne empire and the woman who ruled it by Tilar J. Mazzeo traces the history of how champagne became a symbol of glamour and celebration, first in Europe’s royal courts then in the rising middle class. It is also the story of Barbe-Nicole Clicquot Ponsardin, the woman who played a pivotal role in champagne's success.