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Perhaps you’ve read about how The French Laundry’s general manager, Michael Minnillo, was going to celebrate New Year’s Eve by sabering a bottle of Champagne in the kitchen. As he was going for a big one, a Nebuchadnezzar (a 15-liter...
Sparkling Wines Worth Toasting We already brought you a list of the Best American Sparkling Wines --- but what about the rest of the world? Great sparkling wines are also produced in places like Spain, Austria, Italy, France, Australia and...
The Best Wines to Give as a Gift For the wine lover, a bottle of something interesting is always a welcome gift. However, it can be hard to figure out what will surprise someone with an avid interest in wine....
The Top Dry & Extra Brut Champagnes Available Extra Brut is the designation given to Champagnes with a very low dosag, with no more than 6g/L of residual sugar. It’s a category of sparkling wines currently gaining in popularity. As...
Light & Sweet Champagnes You'll Love Demi-Sec Champagnes are defined as having between 32 and 50 grams of residual sugar per liter. The best Demi-Sec Champagnes have more than sweetness; they have balance. Unfortunately, great Demi-Sec has gone out of...
Tête de Cuvée, the Best of the Best Tête de cuvée or prestige Champagnes represent a Champagne house’s best-of-the-best. These are wines that are not produced every year. They are only made with grapes from Grand Cru and Premier Cru...
The Top Sparkling Wines in the U.S. Champagne may be the king of bubbly but America has a vibrant sparkling wine industry. In fact, we’d put the good old U.S.A. number two behind France as our favorite sparkling wine-producing nation....
The Best Brut Rosé Sparkling Wines on the Market Rosé Champagnes can be some of the most memorable cuvées. They also tend to be some of the pricier wines coming out of the Champagne region, but that doesn’t mean you...
The Best Champagne Bottles You Can Find For Less Than $100 There is a wealth of great Champagne just below the Tête de Cuvée category, and some of the most affordable in this range are even vintage releases. If you’re...
Sparkling Wines Worth Toasting Great sparkling wines don’t have to come from Champagne (France). You can find some truly great sparkling wine values from other parts of the world. If what you want is an affordable bottle of bubbly that’s...