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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.


GAYOT's Top 10 Champagne and sparkling wine lists are full of options at a variety of price points (photo via Flickr user Mathijs Delva)

GAYOT's Top 10 Champagne and sparkling wine lists cover a myriad of styles and types at a variety of price points to make sure everyone can find the perfect bottle of bubbly.

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

Top 10 Sparkling Wines

Top 10 American Sparkling

Top Champagnes

Top Sparklers

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GAYOT's Champagne and sparkling wine guides will keep you in the know about all things sparkling (photo via Flickr user stvan4245)

Whether you've just had your first alluring sip of Champagne or are a seasoned aficionado, GAYOT's Champagne and sparkling wine guides provide something for everyone.

The Origin of Champagne

Champagne 101: The Basics

How Sparkling Wine is Made

Guide to Prestige Cuvées

Celebs' Fave Champagnes

Champagne Books

Wine Tastings & Events

Food & Wine Pairing

72 Hours in Reims, France

Articles on Bubbly


Find great offerings from top producers on GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Value Champagnes
Top 10 Value Champagnes

Find great wines at a good price on GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Value Champagnes. Available for $60 or less, these elegant sparklers are ideal for special dinners and holiday parties.

Discover some of our favorite affordable Champagnes


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.


India Pale Ale was first developed for British soldiers in South Asia; however, the style has since gained popularity with civilian beer fans.

Although sipping fine Scotch can be an expensive habit, GAYOT's Top 10 Single Malt Scotch Whiskies start at a reasonable $50 a bottle.