(The Local) Tech giants Apple may be preparing themselves for the usual flurry of online critiques when they launch the long-awaited iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C at a conference on September 10th.

They probably won’t have counted, however, on a group of French wine-makers taking them on for potentially releasing a ‘Champagne-colored’ version of the smartphone.

The CIVC (Interprofessional Committee for Champagne Wine) has made clear its intention to challenge Apple if it dares to invoke the iconic French brand.

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