Hold the bubbly! World shortage of champers expected…

champaign.jpgA story on tonight’s National news on Global TV caught my attention as I was getting dinner under way. Seems like champagne is going to be a rare commodity very soon. This drink, synonymous with class and all things glamorous, has become very popular in recent years as an every day aperitif, instead of just a celebratory drink. France’s champagne region is struggling to keep up with demand, and more vines are being planted, but the results will not be seen for 10 years. Time to stockpile?…

Full story available as a podcast (09-26-2007) through the Global TV website (story starts around the 14:30 mark)

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