Why do North Americans call all sparkling wine Champagne when real Champagne only comes from France?
- οικοςLv 74 weeks agoFavourite answer
When the convention decided that wines produced outside their regions could not bear the name of the region, the USA, at least, was in the middle of Prohibition and did not sign the agreement. That is why we can have California Chablis (ugh) and Finger Lakes champagne (some of it pretty good).
And not all sparking wines are called champagne. Sparkling Burgundy and Asti Spumante come to mind. American champagne is produced more or less in the Champagne style.
- Robert SLv 74 weeks ago
Why are europeans such twats.
- Anonymous4 weeks ago
Because we don't give a flyingfuck what other people think. End of discussion!
- AntonLv 64 weeks ago
ERROR! False question. https://www.totalwine.com/search/all?text=champagn...
North Americans do NOT call all sparkling wine "champagne."
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- JohnLv 64 weeks ago
Don Perion was a catholic monk so the Pope was involved.
- JJLv 74 weeks ago
On the other hand, French Fries were invented in Belgium, but France got credit for them. In North America, French Fries are MUCH more popular than champagne.Source(s): ^^^ BEST ANSWER ^^^