Yes and they were probably drinking Champagne and vodka. Later, capitalist swine would combine the two in this cocktail.
Stoli Bolly (or Bolly-Stoli, both are correct)
4 oz. Bollinger Champagne (well iced)
1 oz. Stolichnaya Vodka (well iced)
Pour vodka in flute, top with Champagne. Garnish with strawberries.
Bollinger is one our favorite Champagnes and it is indeed criminal to mix it with anything but what do you expect of decadent Westerners?
(Recipe courtesy of Absolutely Fabulous, of course)