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There’s something bubbling away in Champagne

Derbyshire will soon celebrate its first proper sparkling wine, grown and produced in the county. So our reporter Nick Charity thought it was time to educate himself on the stuff. And what better place than Champagne? But Champagne is also following in our footsteps. The region has recently been given UNESCO World Heritage status for its ancient ruins, medieval cellars and rich culture of winemaking that goes back centuries. In that respect they join the likes of the Pyramids of Giza, the Taj Mahal and… the Derwent Valley Mills.  And as the…

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