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Pink bubbles are one of the classic Valentine’s Day investments. While not as popular as Sweethearts, for instance—those little heart-shaped candies imprinted with slogans like “Be Mine” or “Oh Hell, A Bear Just Ate My Leg” - of which the Necco company produces some 8 billion annually, pink Champagne and sparkling wine are definitely in the romantic top-seller category, regardless.
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