Champagne Taittinger to make English sparkling wine with UK vineyard deal

From Decanter: Taittinger has become the first Champagne house to invest in English sparkling wine after joining with investors to buy ‘premium’ vineyard land in England. Article continues at length.

Not surprising – only that it took this long. Shades of 1973, when Moët opened the doors of Domaine Chandon in Napa Valley . . . .

Another story – from the drinks business – can be found in this article.

They may well have been observing the successful development of English sparkling wine before making their commitment.

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