English sparkling wine comes of age with French boost

The first English sparkling wine made by a French champagne maker is about to go on sale, providing the clearest sign yet that British fizz is coming of age.

Meonhill, made from grapes grown from French rootstocks planted in Hampshire, will be available early in 2012.

Full article: http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2011/dec/25/english-sparkling-wine-french-champagne?newsfeed=true

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