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More Bang for Your Bubbly Buck

Affordable sparkling wines from around the world shine
Alison Napjus
Issue: December 31, 2010

A bottle of bubbly is a great addition to any gathering, and luckily the world of wine offers sparklers of all sorts for just such festive occasions. Traditionalists may stick with Champagne (sparkling wine from the region of Champagne in France). But those looking to explore other styles and sources have much to sample-and typically at a fraction of the cost of a good bottle of Champagne. Wine Spectator senior tasting coordinator Alison Napjus explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 7, 2010.

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