As you probably know, wine is more than just a passion for French people, it’s a lifestyle. Only a few decades ago, French schools were offering water mixed with wine at lunch -kind of the French version of a soda! In vino veritas, as the popular Latin saying goes. And today, as a French wine lover, I’ve got 3 truths of my own about that liquid grape goodness. The must of the must: Champagne! 1. It was discovered by a (now famous) French monk: Dom Pierre Pérignon During the Middle Ages, the best vineyards were originally owned by monasteries. As an early advocate of organic wine-making, Dom Pierre Pérignon accidentally produced a specific type of sparkling wine, champagne, in the late 17th century while experimenting new methods of wine-making….