How One Woman Overcame Pandemics, Mental Illness, Sexism, War, and Napoleon to Build a Champagne Empire [GUEST POST]

Grapes product quality control inspection in the vineyard. Young woman farmer checking grapes quality in harvest season. Agriculture occupation concept.
Barbe-Nicole smelling grapes. (Photo courtesy Rebecca Rosenberg)

For centuries, women have faced the devastation of pandemics and roadblocks of sexist laws. Yet, one of them, the audacious and determined Barbe-Nicole Clicquot, found a way to build a champagne empire despite the hardships.

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‘The Secret Life of Mrs. London’: Five Questions for Rebecca Rosenberg [INTERVIEW]

Rebecca Rosenberg

Novelist Rebecca Rosenberg loves digging into history.

A few days ago, we introduced you to Rebecca Rosenberg’s novel, The Secret Life of Mrs. London, a brilliant tale that chronicles Jack London’s marriage to his enigmatic wife, Charmian. As engrossing as this story is, we were dying for the chance to dig a little deeper. So we hope you find our insightful interview with the writer as fascinating as we did. Enjoy! —J&H Read more of this post