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Top 10 Romantic Gifts 2013

Champagne Perrier-Jouet 2004 Belle Epoque Rosé, one of our Top 10 Prestige Champagnes


Celebrate Your Love with our Favorite Champagne

French novelist Honoré de Balzac once said, "Great love affairs begin with Champagne," and we couldn't agree more — which is why we provide our readers with plenty of options when it comes to picking the perfect bubbly libation. Sensuous, sparkling and playfully tickling to the tongue, it's no wonder why this effervescent beverage has long been associated with le temps de l'amour. Whether you're on a tight budget or prefer only the finest tête de cuvée, you're sure to find the ideal bottle for a romantic dinner à deux with our extensive selection of top ten lists. So this Valentine's Day, propose a toast to love and take a long, luxurious sip before partaking in your own private bacchanalia.

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We've compiled sparkling wine lists for all tastes and wallet sizes

Top 10 Prestige Cuvées
Top 10 Rosé Champagnes
Top 10 Mid-Range Champagnes
Top 10 Value Champagnes
Top 10 Budget Champagnes
Top 10 Cheap Champagnes
Top 10 Sweet Sparkling Wines
Top 10 Sparkling Wines
Top 10 American Sparkling Wines
Top Champagnes & Sparklers by rating

Learn all about Champagne and sparkling wines with our handy guides

The Origin of Champagne
Champagne 101: The Basics
How Sparkling Wine is Made
Prestige Cuvées: Guide to Champagne
Celebrities' Favorite Champagnes
Recommended Champagne Books
Wine Tastings and Events
Food and Wine Pairing
72 Hours in Champagne, France
Sparkling Wine & Champagne Features

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