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No region can compete with Champagne for overall quality, but price is another matter. Nearly every major winegrowing area of the world produces sparkling wine, resulting in a spectrum of styles. Their prices are typically a fraction of those for Champagne, and the best versions can be of very good to outstanding quality.
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