Champagne is mainly produces with a variety of three grapes: chardonnay, pinot noir, and pinot meunier. Each of these contribute to the complexity and range of flavors of the finished wine. Vin makers in Champagne is surrounded by historic vineyards often rooted in centuries-old wine making traditions.

The wine of Champagne is produced in line with strict rules and high standards which is defined by the french AOC-system (Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée). This secures that only a few areas can use the prestigious label of "Champagne". From the iconic Dom Perignon to more affordable brands represent Champagne as a symbol of celebration and elegance all over the world, and is often used to mark special occasions and mile stones in life with a rapidly growing popularity as a global icon within sparkling wine.