Champagne Region Set to Expand
New villages may be added as demand booms for high- and low-end sparklers
Issue: May 31, 2008
More corks will be popping in the not-too-distant future. The Institut National des Appellations d'Origine, which regulates France's appellation system, has approved a proposal to expand the Champagne region, which was first delineated in 1927.
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