EU bursts bubble of Spain’s ‘champanillo’ tapas bars with new brand protection for French champagne

EU bursts bubble of Spain’s ‘champanillo’ tapas bars with new brand protection for French champagne

The EU's top court on Thursday boosted Champagne makers in their fight to get Spanish tapas bars to drop the term "champanillo" by reenforcing legal protections on "both products and services" from specific regions.

Tapas bars in Spain could put cork in France’s Champagne name challenge

Tapas bars in Spain could put cork in France’s Champagne name challenge

Spanish fizzy pop trumps French Champagne in court

Spanish fizzy pop trumps French Champagne in court

Battle of the fizz: Cava takes on champagne

Battle of the fizz: Cava takes on champagne