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Champagne information

Champagne is one of the most well known wines in the world. Champagne is definitely a festive wine.

The champagne region spreads in the North East of France, around the cities of Reims and Epernay.

There are basically 3 different areas in the Champagne wine region :

- Montagne de Reims

- Côte des Blancs

- Marne Valley

The most basic information on the wine of Champagne are :

Location: East of Paris, and West of Alsace
Champagne region information
Size:   25,000 km2 (size of the Champagne Ardennes region)
Size of the vineyards: 35,000 hectares (85,000 acres)
Grapes in Champagne:

Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir

Production: 250 million bottles
Champagne wine making
Type of Wine: Sparkling wine

Champagne and food:

Oysters, Caviar, Foie gras, Smoked Salmon
Champagne and food


Read more about Champagne with :
- World Encyclopedia of Champagne by Tom Stevenson


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