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The Champagne production zone (AOC vineyard area) is defined and delimited by a law passed in 1927, encompassing roughly 34,000 hectares of vineyards.
It lies some 150 kilometres to the east of Paris, spreading across 320 villages (‘crus’) in five departments:
There are four main growing areas:
Together these encompass nearly 278,000 plots of vines, each measuring roughly 18 ares (100 square metres). Seventeen villages have a traditional entitlement to Grand Cru ranking and 42 to Premier Cru ranking.