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America's First Champagne Vending Machine Is Here

I love champagne.

When I say that, I don't just mean I love drinking champagne on the obvious occasions: New Year's Eve, weddings, etc.

I am that weirdo who loves to drink champagne even when I'm just sitting on the couch binge-watching "The Office" for the millionth time.

But I often feel like there's too big of a stigma when I try to order a glass of champagne when I'm out at the bar.

I guess that stigma is finally starting to disappear because champagne vending machines are officially a thing, and I'm trying not to lose my mind over it.

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The machine is now open to guests at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Las Vegas. According to Travel + Leisure, it's stocked with 320 mini bottles of Moet's Imperial Brut and Imperial Rose champagne.

Each bottle holds about a glass and a half of champagne, and the machine even dispenses miniature flutes! So adorbs, must guzzle immediately.

Another bonus: The champagne bottles are dispensed from the vending machine without being shaken upon delivery, which means no surprise champagne bursts upon opening.

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Although, if you ask me, that's half the fun of drinking champagne.

The vending machine is the first of its kind to open in the US, although Moët-Hennessy actually has a similar machine available for their employees at corporate offices in New York City (I would get lit AF every single day if I worked in that office).

In order to gain access to this bubbly-dispensing godsend, guests at the Las Vegas hotel must first purchase a $20 gold coin at the front desk and prove that they're at least 21 years old.

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Here's to hoping this trend gains more traction in 2017.

If it does, you can guarantee that I will be the first consumer to install a champagne vending machine in my own home. Because I can.

Citations: Rejoice: champagne vending machines are finally here (Mashable), There's Now a Champagne Vending Machine in Vegas (Travel + Leisure), This Champagne Vending Machine Is Legit A Dream Come True (Delish)