Millennium Champagne Stocks Boost For Consumers
The relative performances of the French champagne and sparkling wine markets come under the scrutiny of Retail Intelligence in the June and September editions of Consumer Goods Europe. June's Market Survey feature reports how last year's "outstanding" grape yield has put an end to fears that a surge in champagne prices would dampen this year's millennium celebrations. Poor weather conditions and mildew blighted the harvest of 1997 and stock shortages were expected to cost customers in 1999. However, retailers and revellers alike have been reprieved. 1998 was the best harvest for 15 years and produced some 342 million bottles of champagne.
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