The Times (avril 2008)
Picture the scene for a moment: London, 2012, the Olympic stadium and glory for a British athlete on sport’s greatest stage. “Break open the bubbly,” somebody shouts, and the new champion, medal hanging proudly around the neck, is doused in a shower of . . . Kent’s finest.It is a prospect that has persuaded a British producer to set out on the long road to producing a sparkling wine to rival champagne, the sporting champion’s toast of choice, for the Games.Next month the English Wines Group, the Plus Markets-listed company behind the Chapel Down brand, will start to plant 72 acres of a site near Maidstone with chardonnay and pinot noir vines with a view to producing the first sparkling wine in time for London 2012.
E i furlans cun ce brindino pa prosimis olimpiadis a Pechino?
Cul Tocai o cul Friulano?