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Sparkling Wine Features and Reviews

Top 10 Prestige Cuvées, the finest bubbly money can buy

While Champagne and other sparkling wines are commonly uncorked at celebrations, a glass of bubbly can fit any occasion. Liven up your palate by looking through our selections of some of the best sparkling wines.

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


Wine label of Champagne Cattier Brut Blanc de Blancs Les Roses, our wine of the week
Champagne Cattier Brut Blanc de Blancs Les Roses
Designed as a tribute to the village of Chigny-les-Roses, where Maison Cattier is located, the Brut Blanc de Blancs Les Roses features luscious peach and pear flavors.

Wine label of Champagne Devaux D 2002, our wine of the week
Champagne Devaux D 2002
The house's finest offering, the D Millésimé 2002 is composed of equal parts Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Aged seven to eight years on the lees, the wine reveals soft citrus flavors and hints of almond and toast.

Wine label of Altadonna Prosecco Superiore DOCG, our wine of the week
Altadonna Prosecco Superiore DOCG
Sourced from the prime growing region of Conegliano Valdobbiadene, Altadonna Prosecco is an extra dry sparkling wine that offers sweet lemon, apple and peach flavors with complex mineral notes and a lively mouthfeel.

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Iron Horse 2004 Chinese Cuvee was served at the recent US-China summit meeting in California
Iron Horse Chinese Cuvée Served
at US-China Summit

At his recent summit meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, President Obama served the 2004 Chinese Cuvée from Iron Horse Vineyards. Find out why this was such an astute selection.


Craft breweries are a trend on the rise, with thousands opening worldwide. To help, we've compiled a list of our ten favorite brews you need to try.

Whether straight up or mixed into an Admiral Schley Punch, share a cheers to the American spirit by trying one of our top ten bourbons.