The Subtle Sparkle of Champagne

Issue: May 15, 1999

May 15, 1999 The Subtle Sparkle of Champagne Until you get to know it, the region seems an unlikely source for the wine of celebration By Thom Elkjer The proudest inhabitants of Champagne will tell you straight-out: The region has a lousy climate, bad soil and limited agriculture--and those are its good points.

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