What is the appellation difference between sparkling wine and champagne?

Date: 2014-01-22 From: Print Font size: LargeMediumSmall

Champagne is a kind of sparkling wine rich in carbon dioxide and native to Champagne, France. The name of champagne is protected by its country of origin, with the production of grape raw materials as well as wine brewing, ageing and sales being strictly regulated. Therefore, such kind of wines produced in other places in the world can only be called sparkling wine. According to different raw materials, raw material name is usually labeled before the name of sparkling wine. The most common sparkling wine is grape sparkling wine and apple sparkling wine.