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Magazine Archives: Dec. 31, 2006

American Sparkling Wines Surge

Quality is on the rise, with California in the lead
Tim Fish
Issue: December 31, 2006


For decades, American winemakers have been saying that they were on the verge of producing world-class sparkling wine. Certainly, individual wines and producers have lived up to that claim over the years, and while Champagne remains safely in a class by itself, the latest releases of domestic sparkling wines offer some of the best quality to date.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 11, 2007.


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