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A Champagne Primer

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A Champagne Primer

A Champagne Primer

A Champagne Primer

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Champagne

As preparations begin for New Year's Eve celebrations, commentator Tony Roque says champagne has become an integral part of the festivities. But where did that tradition come from — and more importantly, how do you get that cork out without killing someone?