France Wine Output Falls to 40-Year Low on Champagne, Beaujolais

France Wine Output Falls to 40-Year Low on Champagne, Beaujolais

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France’s wine production slumped 20 percent to the lowest in at least 40 years after weather damage and disease caused harvests to plunge in the Champagne and Beaujolais regions.