Daily Wine News: The Future for Grower Champagne

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Champagne’s grower producers are under threat. Global economies, erratic harvests, incentives from négociants and the French taxation system are driving them to relinquish their status or sell up altogether. Are grower Champagnes on a path to extinction? Tyson Stelzer investigates in Club Oenologique.

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