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Magazine Archives: Feb. 28, 1999

Champagne Battle Pits Swiss Against French

Issue: February 28, 1999

February 28, 1999 Champagne Battle Pits Swiss Against French For the first time since the French army invaded Switzerland 200 years ago, the two countries are engaged in battle: a fierce bottle-to-bottle combat over wine appellations.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 28, 1999.

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