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For those who have everything: Beer bong for champagne


"Why not push the limits of party science?" asked Stacy Adimando at Forbes. That must have been the thought that explains the invention of the Chambong ($25) — an elegant drinking vessel that does for champagne what the beer bong did for kegs of Miller High Life. Created as a novelty product by a glass-blower and two pals, the champagne-guzzling aid is catching on faster than expected: The initial run of 3,000 units has nearly sold out in less than a month, and more are on the way. Chambong CEO Randy Leslein says that the product turned out better than anyone on the team had hoped. "The flow is completely smooth," he says, "and just leaves you feeling sparkling inside."