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US overtakes UK as Champagne’s most valuable market
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Total champagne shipments to the UK in 2015 are up 1.7% on 2014, to 312,531,444, bottles, the highest volume figure recorded since 2011, according to the CIVC (Comité interprofessionnel du vin de Champagne). The most impressive growth in value comes from the US where shipments rose by 7.09% to 20.51m bottles, but this was worth €514.8m, up 28.18%.