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Global Champagne sales pass the €6bn mark for the first time

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Domestic sales dipped by 1.7% year-on-year to 138.4 million bottles, but exports surged by 4.3% to 187.5 million bottles. That pushed the overall category into modest volume growth, with sales up from 321.8 million bottles in 2021 to 325.9 million last year. Value sales also smashed through the €6bn (£5.26bn) barrier for the first time, suggesting that the industry has now emerged relatively unscathed from the pandemic. Maxime Toubart, co-president of the Comité champagne, hailed the figures as ‘a reward for the efforts of the champagne producers to maintain the position of champagne as an outstanding wine’ during a tough few years. Global sales reached 297.5 million bottles in 2019, but dropped [...] Voir l'article complet sur Decanter

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