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Why Chablis is the Biggest Name in French Wine

Written by Fancy Foods on January 10, 2014. Posted in Chateauneuf-du-pape, Montrachet

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Any conversation about French culture must include a discussion about French wine. Consider, according to The Connexion, the French wine industry generates more than €6.33 billion every year, and that’s just for its overseas sales. Sales are even better within France itself; statistics from The Telegraph show that French adults drink 57 liters of wine every year. That’s just about a glass a day.

It’s no wonder that French wines are so popular, both inside and outside of France. Home to more than 280 appellations, wines that are tied specifically to a geographic region, the French offer beverages, Burgundy wines, Champagnes