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The TRUE definition (and gross misuse) of "couture"

The TRUE definition (and gross misuse) of "couture"

If you have any amateur sommelier knowledge, you're probably aware that the technical definition of "champagne" is reserved for sparkling wine SOLELY from the namesake province of France.  In many countries, it is actually illegal to label something "Champagne" unless it is produced there AND follows a set of strict procedural guidelines. Call me a purist, but I'm okay with letting the French own the label for the art they mastered.  That brings us, of course, to "couture".   (If you haven't noticed by now, I've just embraced the fact that my "blog voice" is a little ranty.  Ok?  Pour some...