The Comité Champagne
The Comité Champagne acts on behalf of growers and Champagne Houses to promote the vine and wine in the following areas:
The Comité Champagne looks to create a more balanced market for growers and Champagne Houses alike. A key objective is reconciling fluctuating harvest yields with the more stable requirements of the wine producers.
The Comité Champagne keeps a record of all transactions relating to Champagne production and manages the Champagne qualitative reserve.
The Comité Champagne keeps its members constantly informed of the very latest advances in vineyard management and wine-making technology. R & D findings (more than 200 experiments a year) are shared with members via information bulletins and field demonstrations.
The Comité Champagne supplies the following instruments and resources to promote the diversity of Champagne wines:
The Comité Champagne operates via a global network of Bureaus in the biggest export markets for Champagne. Their job is to protect the image of Champagne within their respective markets and to report misuse of the Champagne name. Some disputes may be settled out of court, some go to trial.