It's hard to beat a great tête de cuvée from a prestigious Champagne house for quality. It's also tough to afford one, at usually $50 or more per bottle. Fortunately, there are many high quality sparkling wines made in France, California, Spain and elsewhere that provide plenty of flavor and the required fizz at a fraction of the price.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 31, 2002.
Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!
Passionate about wine? Wine Spectator magazine is looking for an enthusiastic copy editor in the New York office.
Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash