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Champagne and oyster habit hitting your pocket? Now you can blame science – The Guardian

The popular combination has an ‘umami synergy’ that we can’t resist, a Danish study has shown



Name: Champagne and oysters.
Age: Prehistoric man was partial to an oyster. They havent always been seen as posh, either everyone ate them in the 19th century. The invention of champagne is usually attributed to the 17th-century French monk Dom Pérignon, but in reality he built on the work of others. It became fashionable to combine the two in early-18th-century French salons.
Appearance: Dissolute, wanton, occasionally debauched.
Why are they are in the news? The approach of Christmas? Nothing…

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