Champagne Makers Seek Valentine’s Day Bonanza Against Slump

Champagne Makers Seek Valentine’s Day Bonanza Against Slump

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A waitress serves champagne glasses at The Standard Hotel in New York. Markets outside Europe, which account for 20 percent of champagne sales, took in 61 million bottles, or 3.2 percent more than in 2011. Europe makes up 80 percent of sales.