Fewer people than usual will pop bottles of bubbly at midnight. Pour one out for France’s Champagne region.
AVENAY-VAL-D’OR, France — Champagne means celebration. But for France’s Champagne region, 2020 brought little to celebrate. In ordinary times, the region in France’s east, a global center of sparkling wine production and home to the only winemakers allowed to claim the Champagne name in some jurisdictions, would usher in the new...www.washingtonpost.com