It was the author – Agatha Christie – and title that got me. Translated back into English that’s ‘Murder by Champagne’ and it took a moment to work out that this must be the novel that Christie published in 1945 – ‘Sparkling Cyanide’.
- Civilization distilled – Bristol Method Gin
- The battle of the bubbles: Prosecco (It) v Prosecco (Aus)
- From brandy to Bass Pale Ale: Algernon Swinburne’s path to sobriety
- You can tell by the smallness of the glass how precious the contents were’: wine glass size in the 19th century
- ‘Meurtre au Champagne’
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