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'80 mn spumante corks will pop for New Year'

Only 11% of Italians choosing champagne

31 December, 10:35
'80 mn spumante corks will pop for New Year' (ANSA) - Rome, December 31 - More than 80 million spumante corks will pop at midnight as Italians prefer the national bubbly over champagne to salute 2014, farmers' association Coldiretti said Tuesday.

Some 86% of Italians have chosen spumante for their New Year's Eve toast with just 11% going for champagne, it said.

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