In this Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 photo, grape vines grow in the Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin vineyards in Saint Thierry, near Reims, eastern France, visible in background, Oct. 17, 2013. Many champagne ... more 
In this Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 photo, grape vines grow in the Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin vineyards in Saint Thierry, near Reims, eastern France, visible in background, Oct. 17, 2013. Many champagne successes began with the tragedy-tinged stories of widows, or “veuves”, women who turned their husbands untimely, and sometimes mysterious, deaths into a springboards to build empires from Reims. The taste, the look, and even the shape of the bottles sold around the world today reflect their feminine touch. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Remy de la Mauviniere
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