Bottles of Champagne Sit in a Bar in London

Bottles of Champagne Sit in a Bar in London

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Champagne sales in the U.K. fell 10 percent to 32.4 million bottles in 2012 from 36 million in 2008, while those in the U.S. rose 3 percent to 17.7 million, according to the CIVC.