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Old 5th Jul 2021, 22:31
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Originally Posted by tdracer View Post
I always thought it a little bizarre that - in the US - you can call pretty much any sparkling wine "Champagne", where is in much of the world it can only be called "Champagne" if it's produced in the Champagne area of France.
But it's completely over that top if Russia says you can't call it "Champagne" unless it isn't produced in the Champagne area of France .
It really is like something out of '1984'.
Interesting read re US Champagne.
US bubbles explained
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