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- 2011-08-09T12:06:00+01:00 Tuesday 9 August 2011
Vote below or add your own suggestions in the comments underneath.
Two names have been put forward as a generic term for English sparkling wine: Britagne and Merret. Which do you prefer?
I don’t like either. What’s wrong with ‘English Sparkling Wine’? (963 vote, 63%)
Britagne. Its Anglo-Gallic ring encapsulates the entente cordiale (347 vote, 23%)
Merret. It has a degree of distinction. (220 vote, 14%)