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It doesn't sparkle, and there is no trademark "pop"—but a group of winemakers in Switzerland are fighting for the right to label their white wine "Champagne." About 40 winegrowers from the Swiss village of Champagne have taken their case to the European Court of Justice after the European Union banned the use of the Champagne moniker by producers outside the French region.
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