Where bubbly sparkles all the time

"Come quickly," Dom Perignon allegedly said after creating Champagne. "I am tasting the stars!" Though records now show our favorite fizz was invented a good century before his birth, the Benedictine monk was at least instrumental in its development. To be labeled Champagne, bubbly must hail from France's Champagne region - but by any name, the libation itself is cause for celebration. Here are five places worth toasting.


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I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical that I fled from.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson