Dames of Champagne: Meet the Women Behind Award Season’s Favorite Drink

During Awards Season, it seems every luncheon and dinner on the Oscars campaign trail overflows with champagne, the traditionally decadent, bubbly alternative to wine. We know it’s delicious and fancy, but this history of champagne actually includes more substance--it represents a group of powerful women. They’re the Great Dames of Champagne, and their cups literally overflowethed when they dominated this very specific, luxurious industry.

They are the original bottle poppers - meet them in the slideshow above.


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