An individual or company, with or without vines of their own, buying grapes or grape must to make Champagne on his/her own premises. All the major Champagne houses belong to this category.
A grower who makes and markets own-label Champagne, from grapes exclusively sourced from his/her own vineyards.
A co-operative grower who markets co-op-produced Champagne under his/her own label.
Coopérative de manipulation.
A wine co-op that markets Champagne made on its own premises from its members' grapes.
Société de récoltants.
A family firm of growers that makes and markets own-label Champagne from grapes sourced from family vineyards.
A distributor who buys in finished bottles of Champagne and labels them on his/her own premises with his/her own name.
Buyer's own-brand Champagne
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