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Champagne 2022 harvest: yield set is highest in over a decade

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This is the highest level set since the 2008 vintage, and comes off the back of continued sales growth of champagne around the world. It is in stark contrast to the 2020 vintage, which was set at 8,000kg per hectare, one of the lowest yields set in recent years, following both drought and a vast drop in consumer demand during the pandemic, which saw sales drop by 18%. In 2021, champagne experienced one of its most difficult growing seasons for many years, with frost, hail, rain and disease wreaking havoc across the region. The sales surge continues The champagne regional wine council has revealed a 13.8% increase in shipments in the first half of 2022, compared to the same period in 2021. Exports [...] Voir l'article complet sur Decanter

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