Grapelive Quote of the Day


RE: Champage vs Viagra, getting us through the tough economic times

….’But we will always have the time to make love and drink Champagne, and we will do it even more.’

Like most of the major Champagne houses, Taittinger’s sales have been badly affected by the economic downturn, with volumes down 10% during 2009.

But Taittinger said he expected sales to rise 10-20% this year, aided by 40% year-on-year growth in China. Champagne’s only competitor? ‘Viagra’….

Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger

(Taittinger Champagne)

*From an article at

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