Population (2009) 4,116
Local time Friday 6:54 PM
|Region Grand Est|
Area 10.43 km²
|Intercommunality Grande Vallée de la Marne|
Weather 12°C, Wind SE at 13 km/h, 75% Humidity
Ay (alternative spelling: Aÿ) is a former commune in the Marne department in northeastern France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune Aÿ-Champagne.
Map of 51160 Ay, France
Ay is most famous as a centre of the production of Champagne. Ay's vineyards are located in the Vallée de la Marne subregion of Champagne, and are classified as Grand Cru (100%) in the Champagne vineyard classification. Many prestigious Champagne houses own vineyards in the immediate vicinity, and several producers are located in Ay, including Ayala and Bollinger.
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