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From vine to wine

The Champagne AOC is governed by very strict rules encompassing all aspects of the production process. These educational videos look at all of those stages in turn, from planting through winemaking to labeling and packaging — a long and complex series of processes that together ensure the excellence of the finished product.

Grape varieties and vines

Work in the vineyard

Pruning

Green harvest

Harvest

The Champagne production process

Pressing

Fermentation

Blending

Prise de mousse or second fermentation

Effervescence

Aging

Labeling and packaging