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The Story of Champagne - The World's Most Exclusive Alcoholic Drink
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03 June 2010

The Story of Champagne - The World's Most Exclusive Alcoholic DrinkChampagne is one of the most recognized alcoholic beverages around the world. It’s used to toast special occasions, in christenings and in championship celebrations. The drink takes its name from the region of France it’s produced in, Champagne, and is a sparkling wine that has been fermented in the bottle for carbonation after fermenting in barrels.

Champagne is located in the northeastern region of France. The name “Champagne” comes from the Latin word Campania – which is a part of Rome, Italy. Now famous for its namesake sparkling wine, Champagne, France was once renowned for the large fairs held throughout the region in the High Middle Ages (11th – 13th centuries).

The early wine of the Champagne region was pale and even pink in color, using the Pinot noir brand of grape exclusively. It was a carryover from the Roman influence on the land. They were the first to cultivate this region and plant grapes. In 987, Hugh Carpet was named the King of France and the area’s wine was often on display at formal banquets.

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Income Access and Gold Mobile Casino Announce WAP Casino Affiliate Program
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07 December 2007

Income Access and Gold Mobile Casino Announce WAP Casino Affiliate Program

Income Access and Gold Mobile Casino have announced that their WAP affiliate program will be targeting the French market with a new site, http://wap.goldmobilecasino.com/fr , new banners and new French gaming software. With research reports showing the France as one of the hottest mobile commerce markets, Gold Mobile is excited to offer its affiliates the tools to penetrate this lucrative market.

While already a hot spot for mobile commerce, with over 9 million users currently accessing the mobile web, France is predicted to rapidly expand in mobile web penetration. The market research firm IDATE has predicted that the French mobile commerce industry will grow to approximately 19 billion Euros by 2009. With this expansion comes a rapid increase in the number of mobile web sites, creating a huge opportunity for mobile operators such as Gold Mobile Casino to build affiliate traffic.

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