Champagne is a region former province in the north east of France, now forming the departments of Marne, Ardennes, Aube and Haute-Marne. To th east there is dairy farming, while th north is famous for the regions of the Montagne de Reims, Côte de Blancs and Vallée de la Marne, producing the most well known sparkling wine in the world. The region also produces pork products such as pâtés and andouillettes, gougères, cheese, pears and game.