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French author Denis Tillinac once said that Champagne is France and he was right. Cause in that bottle of sparkling wine lays all the class, style, sexiness and charm of the French. Drink it and taste those intoxicating bubbles which turn a plain bank clerk
Soon after Catherine de Medici died, another Medici moved to the French throne, bringing endless political intrigues, famous artists, high collars and big dresses to the French court.
Marie de Medici became the Queen of France as the second wife of King Henry IV and after
We know her as a sinister Queen, “the Italian woman”, a scheming poisoner and a ruthless power player who controlled her sons and gave her daughter a hell of a wedding present - St. Bartholomew’s Day massacre.
Film lovers probably remember Virna Lisi’s rather accurate portrayal