• Champagne Makers Are Popping Their Corks Over a Summer Bonanza

    9 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Summertime and the drinking is easy.
    If you like champagne, that is. Beer lovers are in their cups over this summer's barley-killing heatwave. But the sweltering summer has boosted wine production, including in the champagne-producing regions of France, reports NPR .
    The Champagne-growing region of France produced almost 300 million bottles in 2017. Industry sources predict an additional 10 million bottles, or 3.33% this year.
    “What I'm hearing around me, even from people older than 80 years, is that this is the best harvest they've ever had,” Moet Hennessy CEO Philippe Schaus told...
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